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Blues Drums

Jason

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Blues drums have the image of being easy to play. This contrasts with playing blues guitar which is considered to be a difficult art. Anyway, suspect saying blues drums is easy is not all accurate. Why might it not be the case?
 
I haven't played any of them, so I won't be sure if it's that easy or hard to play. But from looking at how experts play them, it doesn't look too difficult in my opinion.
 
I've played blues drum once or twice. They are not really that difficult because I was able to get used to playing them very quickly. I've watched a lot of blues songs where they played those drums well, it was very captivating.
 
I love playing blues drums very much. It's the first drum I learnt how to play and it's very easy to learn from my experience. I'm planning to start jazz drums playing. I hope to learn how to play it sooner.
 
The perception that blues drumming is easy compared to blues guitar is misleading because it requires a deep sense of timing, groove, and subtlety, which are challenging to master. A good blues drummer must have excellent dynamic control, nuanced playing with ghost notes and slight variations, and the ability to improvise and react to other musicians. This demands strong coordination and independence between the limbs, consistency in maintaining tempo and groove, and versatility in adapting to different blues styles. Thus, the art of blues drumming is as demanding and intricate as playing blues guitar.



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Blues drumming is normally based on triplets, like most jazz drumming. In that case, you would need to be a master at such rhythms and it's not easy to master them.
 
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