Whether you're just starting out with the 40 standard rudiments or looking to expand your rhythmic vocabulary into odd rhythms, latin grooves, or heavy metal, theDrumDictionary gives you the tools you need to bring your drumming to the next level. With built in practice tools and audio examples for every rudiment and beat, theDrumDictionary is the perfect quick reference as well as a great companion for the practice room.

Practice Tools

Example Audio

Hear each a recording of each beat/rudiment and get a feel for the groove. With adjustable tempo, play along as slow as you need to to learn, or speed it up for an extra challenge.

Built-in Metronome

With a built-in metronome there's no need to run multiple apps simultaneously. Keep your eyes on the notation as the metronome keeps you on beat.

Tips and Style Suggestions

Tips for every beat and rudiment: what to watch out for when learning a particular style, quick suggestions for applying rudiments to the drum set, practice tips.

Practice Tracking

Track the total time you've spent rehearsing each beat/rudiment, as well as the last time it was practiced.


Mark your favorite beats for quick access, and create custom lists: practice routines for each day of the week, a list for each of your students...

Other Features

All 40 standard rudiments and over 100 beats in a variety of styles. Made for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Free version available for those who want to give it a test run. Portrait view on iPhone gives you all the information for each beat on one screen. Or, rotate to landscape to focus on the notation.

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