PAS Drum Set Committee member Sean J. Kennedy shares a funky exercise and check pattern to develop your Triple-Stroke Rolls, also known as French Rolls, followed by some useful drum set applications.
Sean J. Kennedy is the drummer for The Doc Severinsen Tribute Band featuring Jay Webb, The Gardyn Jazz Orchestra, and has been principal percussionist with the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale since 2004. He is equally accomplished on the stage, in the recording studio, and in the classroom. He has performed on drum set and percussion with such world-renowned acts as Il Volo, Roger Daltry and The Who, Evanescence, Lindsey Stirling, The Philly POPS! Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Jacksonville Symphony, The Strauss Symphony of America, The Allentown Band, The Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. Kennedy is the author of numerous drum set, percussion, and improv books and in 2018 was invited to present a TEDx Talk about the history of the drumset, titled “Happy Accidents: Drumming Up Serendipity.” For more information, visit seanjkennedy.com.