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A triplet bastardization of the double-stroke roll.

A french roll in its most common incarnation sounds like a sixlet. Six notes are played per eighth note in a similar fashion to a sixlet, but these six notes are divided into three notes per each hand.


RRR LLL RRR LLL  |  RRR LLL RRR LLL  ||

1   +   2   +       1   +   2   +


This rudiment is a favorite of quad players (tenors) because it allows them to move around the drums and play something interesting at the same time.

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