Drum Transcription Help and Guides
Drum kit notation can seem a bit daunting at first but infact it is quite straightforward to read. There are two main aspects that you will need to focus on: Rhythm and Voicing. There are many places you can learn about this and these are listed below.
PDF Drum Notation Guide - a guide to where the parts of the drum kit / drum set are written and easy steps on how to read drum music. If you have questions, need help or need additional drumming instructional resources please
Note Values Overview - A PDF containing a brief overview of note values and different note heads.
There is a whole section talking about different note values and how to count them available for free Here
Structure Markings Abbreviation Guide - Structure markings within the scores have been abbreviated. Please refer to this PDF guide if you are unsure as to what they mean.
There is also a free article on structure markings available Here.
Wikipedia has a useful page on drum set notation. You can find that here.
Norman Weinburg has written a very helpful book called A Guide To Standardized Drum Kit Notation.
The Percussive Arts Society has some very useful information on standard drum kit notation.