A drummer once approached me after a show and said, “Your rolls sound as smooth as running water.” This statement gave me a new sonic goal, and that’s now what I think about when playing a closed roll. This lesson focuses on exercises I developed to help with buzz-stroke sensitivity and will help you achieve that flowing sound.

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