Learn A Simple But Effective Linear Funk Drum Beat

Linear drumming means you only play one voice of the drum kit at any time. It differs from your regular layered grooves when you might play the hi-hat and bass drum together, or the hi-hat and snare.

In many ways these beats are easier because you only have to think about one note at a time, but they also open the doors to some very interesting drum beats that are a little less conventional. And this then creates challenges.

This linear funk drum lesson video shows a really simple funky linear groove. It breaks it down slowly and then speeds it up so you can learn a linear funk drum beat in twominutes.

Take it slowly and enjoy this linear funk drum groove.