Non-drummers couldn't care less about stickings. The point is: Did they studyI think plenty of non-drummers, especially at that level, aren't going to be fooled by a swiss triplet or a blushda, they're both just phrases of three with some extra.
polyrhythmic and polymetric stuff or not. Some of them dig deep into that kind
of concepts, others not so much. Once you can hear certain rhythms or pulses
going against each other, it doesn't matter what instrument plays it or how the
sticking/fingering/melody is. You just hear something familiar and are able to
It's not that drummers invented polyrhythms, let alone are the only musicians
who use them...