single stroke roll


A standard drum rudiment in the category of roll rudiments and the sub-category of single stroke rudiments that creates a sustained sound on a percussion instrument by rapidly alternating one stroke from each drumstick. The sticking pattern shown below is the accepted method of producing a single stroke roll and consists of alternating strokes that can start with either hand (i.e. R-L-R-L-R-L-etc.).

Single Stroke Roll

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