A triplet bastardization of the double-stroke roll
A french roll in its most common incarnation sounds like a sixlet. Six notes are played per eighth note in a similar
fashion to a sixlet, but these six notes are divided into three notes
per each hand.
RRR LLL RRR LLL | RRR LLL RRR LLL ||
1 + 2 + 1 + 2 +
is a favorite of quad players (tenors) because it allows them to move around the drums
and play something interesting at the same time.