The baiao is a popular style of music that originated from the northeast of brazil. It features a bass drum pattern that is similar to, but slightly different than the samba.
This is a really fun style of music to play and practice. Once you learn some of these patterns, you’ll begin to notice them in many popular styles of music, included rock and funk.
When playing these exercises, pay close attention to the sticking pattern written above the staff for examples 4 to 6. Slow things down if you need to in order to get the sticking sequence right.
Download the pdf file for this lesson… (courtesy of Latin Drumming System)
Learn how to play Latin styled music on the drums! This exciting style of music will directly improve your groove, boost confidence and develop new skillsets that will help you take your skills to a higher level.