The 26 Rudiments of Drumming

Written by on November 2, 2015

Michael Carvin
Michael Carvin (Photo courtesy of the artist)

Master drummer Michael Carvin teaches the rudiments, and he’s got 26 of them. These rudiments, he notes, are as essential to the modern drummer as the 26 letters of the alphabet are to a journalist.

You may have heard of many (or even of all) of these rudiments, but in case you aren’t familiar (or need to brush up), check out the full playlist covering all rudiments.