This is an application of the Six Stroke Roll in a swing feel. The bass drum and hi-hat can maintain the basic pulse, or be used to accent various points of the figure. Variations can include beat displacement and orchestration of the figure using the toms.
From the practice room this week:
Basic three over four application of the Paradiddle.
What to do with the hi-hat in bar 2? Keep it on 2 & 4, or use the 'let' of 1, 3, and 'trip' of 4 (the "2,4,and 6" of a six over 4 feel). Or whatever works in the moment.
Once comfortable with the...