How To Count Quarter Notes

Easy Drumming That Sounds Hard

With this free drum lesson, Jared Falk teaches you how to count quarter notes through cool exercises, beats and fills. He teaches you how to read and write quarter notes, talks about the importance of counting while you play, and shows you what quarter note rests are as well. This is the perfect lesson for you to be introduced to drum theory and notation.

The quarter note is the pulse behind most styles of music. Even though you may have never attended a music lesson in your life, you’ve already been exposed to quarter notes. A good example of this is whenever you tap your foot, or your knee with your hand, when listening to music. When you do this you’re playing along to the main pulse of a song, which is the quarter note on about 90% of the occasions.

If you’d like to keep practicing your ability to count quarter notes, move on to the free drum lesson “Quarter Note Drum Fills“. If you’d rather keep expanding on your knowledge of note values, then the free drum lesson “How To Count Eighth Notes” is the next best thing for you.

This free drum lesson is a great place to start honing your skills on the djembe and cajon as well. Don’t know what’s a cajon and a djembe? Are you confused about how to use this free drum lesson to learn to play those two hand drums? Then check the free drum lesson “Hand Drumming – Djembe/Cajon.