Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Idris's clave

A page of beats based on a snare drum rhythm used a lot by Idris Muhammad. It's a sort of one-bar clave, an inversion of the rhythm commonly called tresillo, starting on beat 3. I've set it to a cymbal rhythm, and added some bass drum rhythms and ghost notes on the snare drum:

Check out my grooves o' the day of Muhammad's grooves using this rhythm. My other posts on the tresillo rhythm are also closely related to this.

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