Blushda – That Drum Lick That Impresses Everyone The Blushda – That Drum Lick That Impresses EVERYONE SHEET MUSIC CRAZY MEMBERSHIP DEALS EXPIRE SOON!!! Be sure and leave a comment below! 15 comments on “Blushda – That Drum Lick That Impresses Everyone” Glenn Diecedue, Sr. says: July 28, 2019 at 10:45 pm Stephen, I was impressed with your second line playing. I am a New Orleans drummer that’s been playing street beats all my drumming life. isn’t the Blushda nothing more than the 30th. rudiment, the Flam Drag? Thanks!!! Reply Henne says: July 30, 2019 at 5:23 am The Flam Drag has a different Sticking ;) Reply Stephen says: July 30, 2019 at 7:05 am Correct…it’s an alternating sticking (which I do demonstrate and should have referenced the flam drag). As well, it has a different accent pattern. Reply Stephen says: July 30, 2019 at 7:04 am Man…I miss seeing the brass bands in person. So much culture. And thank you…it’s a style I really enjoy. To your question…yea, if you alternate it it’s the flam drag. Swiss rudiment. Typically the blushda will be played non-alternating making it a different deal (think flam tap and inverted flam tap type of deal). As well, in the traditional flam drag, it’s only accented on the downbeat. Accenting both notes is what really makes this one pop. Would be fun to throw this in some of the newer style brass arrangements…I’ve noticed that the newer players are much busier on the snare and almost have a crashing sound to the cymbal playing. Much more aggressive style. Not better or worse, just noticed that the other day. Reply Jay Wallis says: July 31, 2019 at 5:57 pm We had a warm up when I was on drumline that focuaed on Flam Accents and didles. Alternating measure rlrlrl flam accents then add didles to starting on first stroke (cheese) and moving to 2nd (blushes w/o accent) and finally diddle 3rd stroke. I’ve never heard of Blushda, but immediately was familiar. Reply Stephen says: August 2, 2019 at 3:11 pm Yea, so if you alternate those stickings you’ll notice it’s a flam drag. When you hit them same hand with those 2 accents it becomes the blushda. Glad it was familiar to you! Reply Michael DeJean says: November 24, 2020 at 4:04 pm Thanks for clearing that up regarding the flam drag, I was thinking the same thing, but the difference is you don’t alternate sticking… Reply Stephen says: November 24, 2020 at 4:07 pm Correct Reply Kevin says: August 4, 2019 at 9:03 am Muchas gracias desde Uruguay! Abrazo grande! Es un honor recibir este material de parte de un gran referente!!! Reply Brian Bahr says: November 24, 2020 at 3:32 pm Got it! Will work on it. Reply KEITH LOCK says: November 24, 2020 at 5:18 pm Sorry Steve I cant understand why you talk with your hands all the time, your hand movements have nothing to do with what you are talking about….so annoying Reply Stephen says: November 27, 2020 at 8:56 am Sorry that’s distracting for you Keith! That’s just the way I am. That’s the beautiful thing about free lessons though…there are plenty others out there. If my delivery is annoying, find someone you resonate with my friend. Have a great week! Reply Jack says: November 26, 2020 at 11:22 am Happy Thanksgiving Stephen…. Thanks for all your videos that you put out for all of us to enjoy.. For the guy that put out the negative comment: I was told “If you don’t have a nice thing to say, keep it to yourself”… Reply Stephen says: November 27, 2020 at 9:01 am Thanks Jack! And I always think of the saying that my rep from Aquarian drumheads gave me when I gave him my unsolicited feedback on a drum head (we’re great friend btw). “You know what they say, opinions are like buttholes…everyone has one and they all stink!” Hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving my friend! Reply Alan Mathis says: November 27, 2020 at 4:58 pm Nice I’ll start working on this ! Will add a nice taste to my playing Thanks for all you do Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment.