It’s RRLR RLRL, incase you were wondering. This is a wonderful video about how to play New Orleans style drums using this sticking and what you learn here will give you insight into how to really milk an idea. Great stuff. It’s from Stanton’s DVD about New Orleans drumming called Take It To The Street.
New Orleans Drumming
Johnny Vidacovich is a name I came across whilst enjoying the DVDs of Stanton Moore. He’s a legendary New Orleans drummer who somehow expresses the vassiscitude of the modern drumkit in under ten minutes.