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Learn and play Snare Drum Rudiments on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

Every percussionist should know the 40 standard drum rudiments. Rudiment Tap trains you to play 39 of them, plus variations (we left out multiple-bounce rolls, because they just don't play well on a touch screen):

1. Choose the rudiment you want to work on

2. Learn the sticking pattern by playing the rudiment slowly on your touch screen with your fingers. Rudiment Tap tells you when you've played the rudiment correctly, or when you've made a sticking error.

3. Work on your rhythmic accuracy by playing along with the built-in metronome. Rudiment Tap checks your sticking AND rhythm for accuracy, and gives you a grade for how well you played the rudiment.

Test your memorization of rudiments by name: Hide the music (in the Rudiment Tap options screen) and see how many you can play correctly with no music.

Once you've mastered all the rudiments in Rudiment Tap, go back and perfect them all starting with the left hand too!

Rudiment Tap includes the following rudiments and variations:
* Single Stroke Roll
* Single Stroke Four
* Single Stroke Seven
* Triple Stroke Roll
* Double Stroke Open Roll
* Five Stroke Roll
* Six Stroke Roll (Standard and Slurred Variations)
* Seven Stroke Roll
* Nine Stroke Roll
* Ten Stroke Roll
* Eleven Stroke Roll
* Thirteen Stroke Roll
* Fifteen Stroke Roll
* Seventeen Stroke Roll
* Single Paradiddle
* Double Paradiddle
* Triple Paradiddle
* Single Paradiddle-diddle
* Flam
* Flam-Accent
* Flam Tap
* Flamacue
* Flam Paradiddle
* Single Flammed Mill
* Flam Paradiddle-diddle
* Pataflafla
* Swiss Army Triplet
* Inverted Flam Tap
* Flam Drag
* Drag
* Single Drag Tap
* Double Drag Tap
* Lesson 25
* Single Dragadiddle
* Drag Paradiddle #1
* Drag Paradiddle #2
* Single Ratamacue
* Double Ratamacue
* Triple Ratamacue

What's New

Version 1.0.2

Updated for iOS 7 compatibility

Ratings and Reviews

Thank you TwoDesk, wonderful app!


Very accurate! I never thought I would find a drum rudiment app this good. Worth the 99 cents, I recommend! Thanks so much! I'd give 100 stars if I could, haha! 😃😅🎶🎵

Works Perfectly!


This is a unique app. There are few, if any other apps that deliver the same service. I enjoy using it on the go when it would be awkward to carry around a practice pad. Although nothing beats a good old pad, this app certainly doesn't claim to replace your drum pad. It does however claim to teach you and to help you improve your rudiments and that is exactly what it does!

Some Sticking(fingering) Issues


For example, 5 stroke roll requires teo right hand 5 strokes to become "correct", even though the notation alternates. When minor issues like that are fixed ill def give it a 5!


Jacob Thurman
2.5 MB
Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2013 Jacob Thurman


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