Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Linear phrases in 5/4, mixed rhythm — inversion

This is part two of that last set of linear phrases in 5/4, based on Gary Chaffee's linear patterns, from vol. III of his Patterns series of books. This is the same set of phrases from before, offset by one 8th note, so each measure begins with a bass drum hit; the labeled series of patterns for each phrase begins on the & of 1, then:

Start by playing them with an alternating sticking, starting with the right hand, moving around the drums, then see Patterns, vol. III for more ideas, if you haven't arrived at any of your own.

Better get cracking on these, there are more of them coming...

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