Single stroke four


A standard drum rudiment in the category of roll rudiments and the sub-category of single stroke rudiments that creates a sustained sound on a percussion instrument by rapidly alternating one stroke from each drumstick. The sticking pattern shown below is the accepted method of producing a single stroke four and consists of four alternating strokes that can start with either hand (i.e. RLRL-RLRL or LRLR-LRLR). Single Stroke Four