• DRUM BEATS TO EXPLORE AND PLAY ALONG WITH
  • Capitols indicate dominant hand and subscript indicates subdominant hand playing. You must pick up the intonations from the sound. These are short sound bites played for 999 loops. I can apriciate any comments or new beats.
  • B,t,T,b,T,t This is the basic 6 8 pattern known as the mother beat. Quite slow here for the beginer.
  • B,T,t,T,t,T,t,T,t,T,t
  • Rythm B,b,B,,T,t,T short
  • B,b,B,b,T,t,T,t,T,,t,T
  • rythm B,B,T,,T,t,t,t,T
  • rythm B,b,T,t,B,b,T,,B,b,T,t,T,B,b,T
  • rythm B,B,T,t,T,B,T,t,T faster
  • rythm B,B,T,t,T,B,T,t,T faster with roll
  • rrythm B,B,T,t,T,B,T,t,T slow
  • Base,Base,tone,Tone This has a native ameriican root

  • rythm Big Red 4 count
  • Rythm B,T,St,TtttTtTt with roll
  • rythm Shifty Chifty Mafufu
  • rythm uncle Mafufu Mas Moodi
  • B,B,T,t,T, or B,B,T,t,t,t,T This has five beats to the measure in seven counts
  • rythmB,B,tB,B,t,B,t,B,B,t
  • rythmBbBTtT short 3beats
  • uncle Mafufu Down the Alley clip
  • B,T,t,,T,t,T,t,T,t,T,t
  • B,B,T,t,T,t,B,b,t,t,T Note this beat has three left or subdominant hand beats. There is a difference in the sound of the left and right hand beating the drum; resonance can occure more easily if those playing together know the basal pattern

  • rythm B,b,T,,t,T,B,b,T

  • B,B,T,t,T,B,T,t,T for Belly Dancers
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  • B,t,T,t,S,t The root of this beat is the dominant hand shifting center to edge in three beats Base,Tone,Slap while the subdominant hand strikes alternatly at the edge

  • B,T,t,t,T,t

  • T,t,T,B,T,t,T,t,T,B


  • B,b,T,,t,T,B,b,T

  • B,B,T,t,T, or B,B,T,t,t,t,T This has five beats to the measure some say seven and may be difficult at first

  • Base,Base,tone,Tone This has a native ameriican root

  • B,T,t,T,t,T,t,T,t,T,t
  • rythm B,b,T,,t,T,B,b,T
  • rythm B,B,T,,T,t,t,t,T
  • Rythm BTS ttT with roll