A lesson on adding '+' count accents to paradiddles.
In this lesson you will be placing accents on '+' counts in a standard paradiddle. The same idea has been applied in other rudiments but the paradiddle is a little different as '+' counts aren't always played with the same hand and fall on the first stroke of a double. This is tricky as you have an accented stroke followed by a standard stroke, start out slow and pay particular attention to the dynamics on the doubles. When working through the patterns below, make sure any accents that fall on a left hand are played at the same volume as those on a right hand.
- Place accents in various other places.
- Add feet into the exercises above.
- Orchestrate the exercises above.
- Add accents to other rudiments.