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Drum Chart and Song Track Play Along

Love Sneakin Up on You

Bonnie Raitt

Feel R&B, Time Signature 4/4, Tempo 95 BPM, Drum Start with a Pickup


Play this chart!

I wanted to post this chart so you could try reading and playing along with a cool song.

This chart was built using Drum Chart Builder a software program that I designed to go along with my book.
I used Knowledge Rocks software to add the counting motion making it easy for you to understand how to read a one-page chart like this.
Then I used Adobe Captivate to add highlight boxes so you could easily see how to play the correct pattern for each song form
Count and follow the song form as you play. This charting method is simple, fast and easy to build all of your charts so you don't have to memorize anymore.
Give it a try and have fun with the play along.

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Drum Teachers, Teaching Ideas Using Drum Chart Builder

Hi Drum Teachers,

Since the release of Drum Chart Builder, a drum charting software program, I have found more uses for the program beyond just charting a song so I wanted to share my experiences with you.

I use Drum Chart Builder as a teaching tool.

My students have accounts and bring in their iPads or tablets to lessons and we open their accounts and build any type of drum notation the will help them understand how to read music.
You can always open their accounts on your iPad or tablet at their lessons so you are not limited if they don’t bring in their iPad. The program is browser based so anything you do in their account stays there for them to review.

I have found that when I can see how they interpret a song and notation using Drum Chart Builder, I get a better understanding of how they listen and learn.
Your students like technology so they will use the program. It’s fast and easy.
This was truly an interesting find. My students really like using the program and they are used to using iPads all the time and come up with ideas of their own.

Here is a One Drum Chart Builder Quick Tips to using the program to help your students read music better and they can create their own drum music.

Teachers Quick tip on Using Drum Chart Builder as a tool for your students

Thanks for viewing the video and I hope you give Drum Chart Builder a try and see for yourself how your students can benefit.

Liz Ficalora

Pro Drummer and Teacher
CEO and Designer of