Flams “Tap” How to work with flams. A) With quarters RLRL B) With Eight notes RR LL
So, what is a flam? Why have a flam? The flam sounds just like you hear it. It is a ** note before a main note. The purpose of the flam is to thick on the beat and is mostly came from the military drummers who needed to make a stronger beat. So, instead of going…. They might put a flam on the end, and you see how the beat becomes wider and thicker. A very typical beginning flam exercise is the flam tap. Flam, stroke on the right hand, flam on the left, and stroke on the left hand.