In the last episode, I introduced the ruff and the bounce stroke. It is very important to review that episode before continuing with this episode. The roll/bounced stroke is one of the most difficult rudiment we have on the snare drum. That is not to say that the other rudiments don’t have their own specific difficulties, but to achieve a great sounding roll takes a while. Remember, be patient. With consistent practice, your bounced strokes will sound great in no time.
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