It’s been a while since I’ve shared an excerpt from our book. When Rich and I were discussing how to round out FUNdamentals the concept of a drum solo finale was one of the ideas. We both agreed that it was way too presumptive to expect a young child to perform a solo after 85 pages of instruction. That said, Rich took on the task of writing a solo that would be challenging but also doable. What he came up with follows. The irony of what Rich wrote was that it is enjoyable for any beginner regardless of their age. For more on FUNdamentals visit us over on ModernDrummer.com at: https://www.moderndrummer.com/fundamentalsofdrumming/.