Definition and background:
A type of stroke in drum playing involving three rapid strokes before the main one. See drag.
A single stroke with one hand preceded by two ghosted strokes in the opposite hand. A single stroke with one hand accompanied by two lighter strokes with the opposite hand just preceding it. Notated like a grace note, except the grace note is two sixteenth notes instead of an eighth note. One of the thirteen original rudiments.
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