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The Surf Beat

Daniel Glass  /  UPDATED Sep 28, 2023

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Let’s step back to the 1950s and 60s with Daniel Glass and explore one of the very first rock grooves: the “Surf Beat”. You’ll recognize this groove from songs such as Wipeout from The Surfaris and Pipeline from The Ventures.

Want to know how this groove got its name? Why it was so popular and how do you play it? Watch the video and get started!

Jared Falk is a lifelong drummer, drum teacher, and the co-founder of Drumeo. For over 18 years, Jared has been a leader in the online music education industry, publishing his first online video lessons in 2003 and founding Musora in 2005.

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