Out of all the drum fills committed to record over the last 40 years, Phil Collins’ ten bangs over five toms and one bass drum from 1981’s “In the Air Tonight” are among the most iconic.
Written out on a chart, it looks like this.
Getting it absolutely right, though, requires more than following that chart. This tutorial (via Reverb) will show you how to get it 100% correct.
Meanwhile, if you can’t get enough of Phil’s fill, here it is looped for 30 continuous minutes.
And then there’s this guy. (Via Rob on Twitter)