This easy to read chart makes getting started playing basic rock grooves a snap! Beginners of all ages will be playing grooves in no time using this simple guide which includes both drum tab format and standard drum set notation side by side. Drum tab is currently a popular tool for writing beats and communicating drum parts on the Internet. This chart makes it clear and easy to transition from reading tab to reading and understanding standard drum set notation. This simple tool will aid the beginner in opening up a whole new realm of musical possibilities and can be utilized by both instructors and students learning on their own. The grooves are basic rock patterns using quarter and eighth notes. These are recognizable and useful grooves often heard in popular music. This short and concise learning tool also includes easy to understand descriptions of basic drum kit set up for both the right and left-handed drummer and beginner set up and playing position tips.