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Contents
List of rhythmic patterns

Warm Ups 4/4

On beats - 1/4 notes - crotchets

Eighth notes - Quavers

Off beats 1/8th notes (Disco)

Off beats 1/8ths Disco variation

Sixteenths - Semi Quavers

Broken Sixteenths (missing a)

Broken Sixteenths (missing &)

Broken Sixteenths (missing e)

Broken Sixteenths (missing 1)

Doubles 16ths (e&)

Doubles 16ths (&a)

Sixteenths shuffle (dotted 1/8 note)

Off beats 1/16 notes

Off beat 1/16 notes (e)

Off beat 1/16 notes (a)

Sixteenths half shuffle 1 & 2

Sixteenths funky

Sparse 2 ons 2 offs

Syncopated 4 ons 4 offs

Syncopated 3 ons 3 offs

Sanford Double Beat 1 to 3

Sanford Double Beat 1 offset

Sanford Double Beat 2 offset

Sanford Double Beat 3 offset

Sanford Doubles Style 1 to 3

Sanford inspired 1

Sanford Double 1 Long pt1 & 2

Universal 3-3-2

Charleston style

Paradiddle Right Hand

Sanford Double 2 Long pt1 & 2

Sanford Double 3 Long pt1 & 2

Sanford Double 3 Long pt2

Inward Paradiddle RH

Reverse Paradiddle RH

Outward Paradiddle RH

Paradiddle - Left Hand lead

Inward Paradiddle - LH lead

Reverse Paradiddle - LH lead

Outward Paradiddle - LH lead

Split 16ths

Warm Ups 12/8

12/8 - Twelve/Eight

Shuffle (Shups stage 2)

Shuffle (Broken 1 to 4)

Jazz Swing

Jazz Swing Variation 1 to 3

Jazz Shuffle Mix 1 & 2

Jazz Shuffle Mix 3 & 4

Blues 1 to 5

Double Paradiddle Right Hand

Paradiddlediddle Right Hand

Double Paradiddle Left lead

Swing band figure 1 & 2

Swing band figure 3 to 6

Swung J Dilla funk

6/8 - Six/Eight

6/8 - Six/Eight offbeats

Shups stage 1 & 3

Triplet offs (lets)

Triplet play 1 & 2

Triplet play 3 to 7

3/4 - Three/Four feel

3/4 - Three/Four all diddled

3/4 - Three/Four diddled 1 to 3

Africa 4/4

Adjos (Ivory Coast)

Afrobeat bell (Nigeria)

Afrobeat style 1 to 4

Afrobeat (modern snare)

Afrobeat (snare 1 & 2)

Afro Disco 1 to 3

Afrofunk style

Baga (Guinea)

Baga Giné (Guinea)

Balakulanya / Soli lent (Guinea)

Bambafoli 1 pt1 & 2

Bara (Mali)

Bolon (W Africa)

Calabash groove (Mali)

Djelidon / Djelifoli / Saa / Lamba

Djolé (Sierra Leone)

Djembe call 1

Djembe call 2

Djesse Muloumbo 1 to 3 (Congo)

Diansa 1 & 2

Gahu (Ghana)

Gahu (Boba part)

Gambian Sabar

Gankogui 1 to 3 (Ghana)

Gankogui 4 to 10

Gankogui 11 to 13

Ghana Kpatsa

Ghana Danceband 1 & 2

Ghana Disco 1 & 2

Ghana Funk Bell

Ghana Funk Percussion 1 & 2

Ghana Funk Percussion 3 to 5

Ghana Yei Ngebewoh

Griot 1 to 4

Kassa (Guinea)

Konjumalon (Mali/Burkina Faso)

Kassa Djibo (Guinea) 1 to 3

Kassa Soro pt1 & 2

Kpanlogo 1 & 2 (Ghana)

Jingo

Lafè (Guinea)

Lolo (Guinea)

Makossa (Cameroon) 1 to 3

Makossa variation 1 to 3

Makossa variation mix 1 & 2

Matadi (Guinea) 1 pt1

Matadi 1

Matadi 2 pt2

Sabar solo phrase 1 & 2

Senefoly (Guinea) 1 to 3

Sorofoli (Guinea) 1 to 4

Sobonincun (Mali/Liberia)

Shiko (Nigeria)

Silamalon (Guinea)

Soukous Bell (Congo)

Soukous (Congo) Juju (Nigeria)

Soukous snare 1 to 7 (Congo)

Soukous snare 8 to 10

Soukous - missing 1

Soukous snares - missing 1

Soukous adaptation 1 & 2

Soukous adaptation 3 & 4

Soul Makossa 1 & 2 (Cameroon)

Toro (Guinea) pt1 & 2

Toubala Kono pt1 & 2

Tuareg Calabash (Mali)

Uganda pulse

Wolosodon / Djondon 2 (Mali)

Africa 12/8

Aasadua (Ghana)

Aasadua/Adowa (Ghana)

Abioueka (Nigeria)

Abondan 1 & 2 (Ivory Coast)

Agbekor (Ghana)

Akom (Ghana)

Ashanti (Ghana)

Bada 1 pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Bada 2 pt1 & 2

Balan Sondé 1 to 3 (Guinea)

Bamako beat 1 & 2 (Mali)

Bandogialli / Bando Djei

Bemba 1 (N Zimbabwe)

Bemba 2 (N Zimbabwe)

Bembé/Short bell (Yoruba)

Bikutsi ride 1 & 2 (Cameroon)

Bikutsi snare 1 to 6

Bikutsi style 1 & 2

Bikutsi Shabada 1

Bikutsi bass 1

Bikutsi Jazz

Bikutsi style - diddled 3/4

Dalfo 1 & 2

Demosoni Kelen pt1 & 2

Djaa pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Damba (Mali)

Djaa Kouroussa

Djembe 6/8 call

Djun djun beat pt1 & 2

Dunumbè pt1 & 2

Ekang (Cameroon)

Fume-fume (Ghana) 1 & 2

Fume-fume 3

Gahu (Ghana)

G’ Beredu (Sangban 1 pt1)

G’ Beredu 2

Habesha style 1 to 6

Hosho style 1 to 4

Hosho style 5

Kadan 1 to 5 (Guinea)

Kadodo Bell pt1 & 2 (Ghana)

Kemoba pt1 & 2(Guinea)

Konowoulen 1 & 2 (Guinea)

Kurabadon 1 to 3 (Guinea)

Maane pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Mamaya pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Mangambeu (Cameroon)

Mangambeu bell 1 & 2

Mangambeu snare 1

Mangambeu snare 2

Mbala snare 1 & 2 (Congo)

Mbala bass

Mbala pattern 1 & 2

Soli 1 & 2 (Guinea)

Sorsonet 1 & 2 (Guinea)

Venda (South Africa)

Wolosodon / Djondon (Mali)

Wonde pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Yogui pt1 & 2 (Guinea)

Yoruba 1 & 2 (Nigeria/Benin)

Zimbabwe clap

Zonke (Gondwana)

Brazil 4/4

Afoxé variation

Agogó 1 to 6

Bahia 1 to 5

Baião / Baion

Baion Syncopated

Baion Variation 1 & 2

Baion to Eighths

Baion from Eighths

Baion simplified/Charleston

Baion alternative 1 to 4

Batucada 1 & 2

Batucada 3:2 pt1 & 2

Batucada variation

Berimbau pt1 & 2

Bossa Nova 3:2

Bossa Nova 2:3

Bossa Style

Bossa Samba 1 & 2

Bossa Samba 3 to 5

Cabula

Comparsa

Frevo 1 to 2- 3:2

Frevo-Bossa

Imperio Serrano

Iyesá 1 - 3:2

Iyesá accompaniment

Iyesá adaptation

Ijexá / Afoxé

Ijexá 1 to 3

Ijexá variation 1 to 3

Ijexá variation 4

Mangueira

Maracatu

Maracatu de baque virado

Maracatu New York

Maracatu variation 1 & 2

Maracatu Break 1 & 2

Maracatu Agogó 1 & 2

Maracatu Alfaia

Maracatu snare 1 to 3

Mocidade Agogo

Partido Alto 3:2

Partido Alto 2:3

Partido Alto 1 to 3

Random 3:2 Brazilian style

Samba Style 4 ons 4 offs

Samba Style 4 on 4 offset 1 to 3

Samba Style 4 offs 4 ons

Samba Style 4 off 4 on offset 1

Samba Style 4 on 3 off

Samba Style 3 on 4 off

Samba Style 3 on 3 off

Samba style mix

Samba variation 1 & 2

Samba style 1 & 2

Samba de Coco 1 to 4

Samba de Coco 5

Samba Enredo

Samba do Morro 2:3

Samba 2:3 variation 1 to 5

Samba de Roda 1 to 3

Samba da Rua 2:3

Samba variation 1 to 3

Samba Agogó 1

Samba Agogó variation

Teleco teco 1 to 3 (tamborim)

Viradouro

Xota bell

Brazil 12/8

Afro Samba 6/8

Afro Samba 6/8 2

Candomblé 6/8

Eri Okan 1

Eri Okan 2

Jongo de Serrinha

Jongo variation 1

Jongo variation 2

Jongo variation 3

Samba 6/8 pt1

Samba 6/8 pt2

Samba 6/8 2

Cuba 4/4

Bongo bell 3:2

Bongo bell 2:3

Bongo bell 2

Cáscara 3:2 + accents 1 & 2

Cáscara 3:2 only accents

Cáscara 2:3

Cáscara 2:3 + accents

Cáscara 2:3 only accents

Cáscara alternative

Cáscara 3:2 variation

Cáscara 3:2 var accents

Cáscara variation 1 & 2

Catá (Cuba)

Cha Cha Cha

Clave - Son 3:2

Clave - Son 2:3

Clave - Rumba 3:2

Clave - Rumba 2:3

Guaguancó

Makuta

Manisero

Montuno 1

Montuno 2 to 5

Mozambique 3:2

Mozambique 3:2 accented

Mozambique 2:3

Mozambique 2:3 accented

Mozambique 2:3 Alternative

Mozambique style

Palitos 1 to 3

Peanuts / Manisero 1 to 3

Son Clave 2:3 Syncopated

Songo Funk

Songo snare

Timbale bell 2:3 - 1 to 3

Timbale bell 2:3 - 4 to 11

Tumbao/Tresillo

Tumbao spaces

Tumbao/Tresillo - Bombo

Tumbao/Tresillo - Ponche

Tumbao variation 1 pt1 to 4

Yesa 1 to 4 (Cuban)

Yesa (Itotele part)

Yesa accompaniment 1 & 2

Cuba 12/8

Abakuá/Abakwa 1 to 4

Abakuá (Ekon 1 & 2)

Abakuá (Erikundi)

Abakuá (Kuchi Yerema)

Bembé 1 to 4

Bembé Wheel 5 to 12

Clave - Son 6/8 3:2

Clave Rumba 6/8 3:2

Clave - Son 6/8 2:3

Clave Rumba 6/8 2:3

Rumba style

Columbia

Eléguana shaker

Nañingo (Bembé)

Palo (Cuban-Congolese)

Palo (Cuban) pt1 & 2

Sarabanda (Palo Monte cult)

Tonada 1 & 2

Caribbean 4/4

Dancehall 1 to 6 (Jamaica)

Double offs 16ths

Alternating Double off 8ths 1 & 2

Lloyd Knibbs Ska 1 & 2

Reggaeton Dembow 1

Reggaeton Dembow 2 to 4

Rocksteady variation 1 & 2

Sly Dunbar ride 1 & 2

Ska offs 8ths (Jamaica)

Ska offs 2

Ska upbeat double triple

Ska upbeat triple

Ska upbeat triple variation

Skatalites style

Ska jazz style pt1 & 2

Biguine (Guadeloupe)

Haitian style 1 to 3

Konpa (Haiti)

Jump Up pt1 & 2

Puerto Rico shaker 1 & 2

Rythmes de Carnaval (Martinique)

Reggaeton 1 to 8

Caribbean 12/8

Voudou Haitian

Haitian style

Salve (Dominican Republic)

Tambú (Curaçao)

Yan Valu (Afro Haitian)

Yanvalou/Long bell

Various Countries 4/4

2468 Who Do We
Appreciate (UK)

Not the King
Not the Queen (UK)

Football clap (UK)

You’re Going Home in a
Blooming Ambulance (UK)

You’re Going Home in an Organised
Football Coach (UK)

Shave & a Haircut (UK/US)

Arabic 5-5-3

Arabic 3-7-3

Ayoub (Egypt)

Bayouk (Egypt)

Chobi (Egypt)

Ghawazee (Egypt)

Hayallah (Egypt)

Kartachi (Egypt)

Malfuf 1 & 2 (Egypt)

Nawari (Egypt)

Saidi/Maksum (Egypt) 1 to 3

Shiftitelli 1 & 2 (Egypt)

Sombati (Egypt)

Soot (Egypt)

Pariangan 1 to 3 (Indonesia)

Farruca (Spain) 1 & 2

Rumba/Colombianas 1 & 2

Tango Gitano (Spain) 1 & 2

Various Countries 12/8

Alegrías (Spain)

Bulerías (Spain)

Bulerías spaces

Bulerías reversed

Bulerías spaces reversed

Bulerías variation 1

Bulerías palmas 1 to 3

Bulerías compas 1 & 2

Bulerías compas 1 spaces

Bulerías compas 3 to 4

Siguiriyas (Spain)

Siguiriyas palmas pt1 & 2

Kitaab al-Adwaar (Persia/Iran)

Llamamiento pt1 & 2 (Peru)

Bhangra 1 & 2 (Punjab)

Funk 4/4

Acid Funk 1 & 2

Brazil Funk

Carioca Funk

Funk bell - Jabo style 1 to 6

Funk bell - Jabo style 7 to 9

Funk bell syncopated pt1 & 2

Funk bell syncopated 2 to 13

Funk bell syncopated 14 to 17

Hip-hop Break Beat pt1 & 2

Hip-hop Scratch pt1 & 2

Pop funk

Rock & Pop Songs 4/41

Beastie Boys - Hey Ladies 3

Beatles - And I Love Her 3

Beatles - And I Love Her
adapted 3

Booker T & the MGs -
Soul Limbo 3

Dale Hawkins/Ronnie Lewis -
Susie Q 3

Gene Vincent - Susie-Q 3

Jost Nickel -
Rave Against the Machine 3

Led Zeppelin - Moby Dick 3

Led Zeppelin -
Good Times Bad Times 3

LCD Sound System -
Daft Punk pt1 & 2 3

Marvin Gaye -
Got to Give it Up 3

Paloma Faith -
Just Can’t Rely on You 5

Prince - U Got the Look 5

Procol Harum - Whiskey Train 5

Robin Thicke -
Blurred Lines 1 & 2 5

Rolling Stones -
Honky Tonk Woman 1 to 3 5

RUN-DMC - King Of Rock 5

Shamir - On The Regular 5

Sugarhill Gang -
Rapper’s Delight 5

Toto - Africa 5

Talking Heads -
Once in a Lifetime pt1 & 2 7

The Bar-Kays -
Holy Ghost 1 to 4 7

The Champs -
Tequila pt1 to 4 7

War - Low Rider pt1 7

War - Low Rider pt2 7

Alternative grooves for
Snare & foot hi-hat
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