Monday, January 12, 2015

Page o' coordination: anticipations

Here's a set of exercises which will force you to really get to know the &s of beats 2 and 4, and, by their frequent absence, beats 1 and 3:

Swing the 8th notes. Listening is important, here, so I suggest playing the exercises along with a recording, or with a metronome clicking on all four beats, or just on beats 1 and 3. Do you have the tom moves memorized yet?

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1 comment:

Ken Morley said...

I just love this jazz drum adventure! The possibilities are almost endless. Yet another great post from my favorite blogger of the membranophone.