The Eighth-Note Rock Beat is one of the fundamental beats in drumming and one of the cornerstone rhythmic feels in western popular music. Once you master this beat and some basic variations, you’ll be on your way to mastering rock & pop grooves of all kinds – most of which are simply variations or extensions of this beat.
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Born and bred in Brisbane, Australia, Sacha Kloostra is a multi-faceted drummer known for his delicate yet explosive playing and creative improvisational style.
With over twenty years performing experience in various musical genres including rock & pop, funk, jazz, fusion, salsa, afro-Cuban, Brazilian, big band & musical theatre, Sacha’s musical voice is diverse and colourful, and set in a strong foundation of drumming traditions from around the world. Sacha’s drumming can be heard on several Australian releases including renowned salsa band Chukale, and jazz groups such as Cleon’s Three, Louise Denson Group and Enthusiastic Musician’s Orchestra. Sacha is a regular on the Brisbane jazz circuit, performing regularly with local and international artists, and has performed at major music festivals and events such as Splendour In The Grass, Woodford Folk Festival, Bellingen Global Carnival, Brisbane Festival, Darling Harbour Jazz Festival, Darling Harbour Latin Fiesta, York Jazz Festival, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz, the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols and more. In 2018 Sacha performed in the Australian premiere of Disenchanted! – the hit broadway musical garnering excellent reviews.
Sacha teaches drum kit and timbales from his home studio in Cannon Hill, Brisbane as well as producing online video lessons which have accrued 20,000 Youtube subscribers and over 3 million video views.
Sacha plays Yamaha Drums https://au.yamaha.com/en/ar...
Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute shells
10 x 8 Tom
12 x 8 Tom
14 x 13 Floor Tom
16 x 15 Floor Tom
20 x 18 Bass Drum
14 x 6 Hybrid Maple Snare (awesome)
14 x 6.5 Stage Custom Steel Snare
DT50S, DT50K, DT20 Drum Triggers
Sabian cymbals including
8” Legacy Splash
10” Legacy Splash
14” Legacy Hi-Hats
16” HHX Evolution Crash
16″ O-Zone Crash
19” HHXTreme Crash
21” Legacy Ride
Vic Firth SD2 Bolero and 2B Drumsticks & Wire Brushes