Flams Drum Rudiments

 

Flams Drum Rudiments for Spirit Music Meet-Ups

Flam Drum Rudiments for Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

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Rudimental Chart Collections containing Flams Drum Rudiments:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:  Flams may be found in Drag Rudiments, but since the Drag is deeper level of complexity they are instead found on the Drags & Ruffs page.  The grace-note Setup and Principle-Stroke of a Flam lR or rL create a Compound-Stroke which is more “contracted/compressed” for a more “closed-texture” than if they are “expanded/loosened” for a more “opened-texture” into alternating Single-Strokes L R or R L “Para” rudiments on the Single-Strokes page.  The level of complexity and uniqueness of sound has caused others in history to classify them differently, but you really should view them as related on a spectrum of open-to-closed texture.

 

Main Strokes = Strokes that have a Note/Time-value so they are not a grace-note stroke but either the Principle-Stroke they Setup to create a Compound-Stroke or other Simple-Stroke(s) that are part of the Rudiment, e.g., the lR L R L Flamacue has 4 Main Strokes.

 

 

Video:  Flamming to make a thick Accent in drumming

 

Video – 22PWG:  Explore Flams with childlike curiosity & adventure, asking for revelation

 

Video:  Drums-Tech-Stick Control-Accents – Moeller 1, 2, 3, 4 Strokes with Doubles & Triples Fill-ins

 

Video:  Drums-Tech-Stick Control-Accents – Flam Moeller 1, 2, 3, 4 with Single, Double, Triple Fill-ins

 

Video:  Drum-Tech-Stick Control- Don Famularo – Single-hand Flams 1/4 notes thru 1/16-note Pentuplets

 

Video:  Flams – Progressive flamming of 4 combos of 2 strokes

 

Video:  Flams – Progressive flamming of 8 combos of 3 strokes

 

Video:  Flams – Progressive flamming of 16 combos of 4 strokes

 

Video:  Flams – Progressively adding Flams to start and/or end a Double-Stroke Roll

 

More to come!

 

 

 

1-2 alternating Main Strokes as Singles “Pa or Para”:

 

Video:  Alternating Flams

 

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3 alternating Main Strokes as Singles “Para Pa”:

 

Video – 22PWG:  Flam Accent is a Flammed Triplet that has a 1-Pulse Waltz Feel – Part 1, Part 2

 

Video:  Flam Accent No. 1 – Create by extending an Inverted Flam Tap or by Flamming a Triplet

 

Video:  Flam Accent No. 1 – Drum-Set Beats

 

Video:  Flam Accent No. 1 – Drum-Set Beats – Blues & Jazz

 

Video:  Flam Accent No. 1 – Drum-Set Beats – Jazz Swing

 

Video:  Flam Accent No. 1 – Drum-Set Fill with 1/8-note Triplets

 

Video:  Triplet Pataflafla or FlamaFlam by my student Elliott Semonsky

 

More to come!

 

 

 

4 alternating Main Strokes as Singles “Para Para”:

 

Video:  Flamaque

 

Video:  Use Motivation Specific Measurable Results (SMRs) to reach your “Hard by the Yard” goal of the Flamaque but “Cinch by the inch” 

 

Video:  Flamaque – Fills

 

Video – 22PWG:  Searching for clues in Flamaques like a little child to explore this Rudiment deeply – Part 1, Part 2

 

Video:  Pataflafla is like a Flammed Samba beat

 

Video:  Pataflafla Fills

 

Video – 22PWG:  Arvin’s Diddle 1 – It’s an Alternating Pataflafla!

 

More to come!

 

 

 

2 repeated Main Strokes as Doubles “Diddle”:

 

Video:  Flams Tap – Switch Taps

 

Video – 22PWG:  Foolin’ around with Flam Taps to deeply explore them – Part 1, Part 2

 

Video:  Flam Taps – Drum-Set Beats

 

Video:  Flam Taps – Drum-Set Beats – Train Beats

 

Video:  Flam Taps – Drum-Set Beats – Country Train & Surf

 

Video:  Flam Taps – Drum-Set Beats – 2-Beat Country

 

Video:  Flam Taps – Drum-Set Beats – Shuffles

 

Video:  Inverted Flam Taps – Turn your volume up!

 

Video – 22PWG:  MamaDada Flammed Doubles

 

More to come!

 

 

 

Main Strokes as Side-Triplets – 1 Single & 1 Diddle:

 

Video:  Swiss Army Triplets

 

Video – 22PWG:  Flam DaDa – Silliness because it’s just a Swiss-Army Triplet counted differently and alternating

 

Video – 22PWG:  Flammed Front-Side Triplets – Progressively move the Flam through RRL or LLR – Part 1, Part 2

 

More to come!

 

 

 

3 repeated Main Strokes as Triples:

 

Videos – 22PWG: DaDa Flam – Silliness, because it’s just a Flammed Triple-Stroke Reversed, but Flam Triplets too?!

 

Video:  Drum-Tech-Stick Control- Ex 1 of pg 1 – Gleaning from Rudimental Warm-ups by Maria Martinez

 

Video: Drum-Tech-Stick Control- Ex 2 of pg 1 – Gleaning from Rudimental Warm-ups by Maria Martinez

 

Video:  Drum-Tech-Stick Control- Summary of gleaning from pg 1 – Rudimental Warm-ups by Maria Martinez

 

More to come!

 

 

 

Main Strokes as Paradiddles – 1 “para” + 1 “diddle”:

 

Video:  Flam Paradiddle by extending Flam Accent No. 1

 

Video:  Flam Paradiddle – 2 Sounds, Left-lead

 

Video – 22PWG:  Fiddlin’ with Flam Paradiddles like a little child to deeply explore – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

 

Video – 22PWG:  Arvin’s Diddle 2 – It’s Flammed Inside Paradiddles!

 

Video:  Flammed Mill or Flammed Reverse Paradiddle, expand a Swiss Army Triplet to create this

 

Video – 22PWG:  Anatomy of a Para Flam Flam

 

More to come!

 

 

 

Main Strokes as Double Paradiddle “ParaPara Diddle”:

 

Video – 22PWG:  Fun with FlamaFlamaDiddles

 

Video – 22PWG: FlamaFlamaFlamFlam – Gleaning-Revelation process of Rudiment breakdown & analysis – Part 1, Part 2

 

Video – 22PWG:  Spinning your wheels with Double Windmills

 

More to come!

 

 

 

Main Strokes as Paradiddle-diddle “Para Diddle-Diddle”:

 

Video:  Flam Paradiddle-diddle

 

Video – 22PWG:  Swingin’ with Flam Paradiddle-diddles to deeply explore them – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

 

Video – 22PWG:  FlamaFlamFlamDiddle is a Paradiddle-diddle Flammed as Jazz-Swing over Steady Time

 

Video – 22PWG:  FlamaFlamFlamFlamFlam is also a Paradiddle-diddle almost fully Flammed!

 

More to come!

 

 

 

Main Strokes:

 

Video – 22PWG:  Triplet Flamadiddles – Tricky Nicky Rudiment as a Single-Stroke Triplet + Flammed Paradiddle

 

More to come!

 

 

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