How To: Play the 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal' jazz drum pattern

Play the 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal' jazz drum pattern

The drum beat pattern for jazz drumming is sometimes called 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal pattern.' This is a very common, groovy drum pattern. In this video, the pattern is broken down into individual beats using both the ride cymbal and hi hat drums.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play the 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal' jazz drum pattern, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Play the 'spang a lang' or 'ride cymbal' jazz drum pattern

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