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Forum: Drum Technique 08-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By romicsteve
Re: Playing Hihat through breaks

Clarification: By "break", I mean a rhythm section stoppage, e.g., at the end of chorus, or in a call & response situation (e.g., Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Route 66). The band leader is saying...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-19-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By romicsteve
Re: Playing Hihat through breaks

I know I've heard it both ways, but the leader of our jazz ensemble stated that it was played 99% of the time - which seems high to me. Hence my question on this forum.
Forum: Drum Technique 08-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By romicsteve
Playing Hihat through breaks

What's the consensus on playing hihat foot (2 & 4) on breaks (particularly in jazz setting)?
Forum: Drum Technique 02-11-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,331
Posted By romicsteve
Re: Entry Level Jazz

Jazz Standards for Drumset (by Brian Fullen) gives a good starting set of tunes.
Forum: Drum Technique 02-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,234
Posted By romicsteve
Re: I want to play jazz standards on my drums.

The book I used when first starting out was "Jazz Standards for Drumset" by Brian Fullen. It includes good guidance on how to play 12 tunes, including tutorial info along the way. The included CD...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,799
Posted By romicsteve
Cymbals, not Symbols!

Gotta rant a bit. I've noticed several CraigList ads lately for drumsets that include "symbols". Out of curiosity, I searched for "symbol" in the CL Music section (in Houston) and found over a...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-16-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By romicsteve
Re: Left hand issue with rolls

Wow, this was really helpful - now I know I'm not alone.
Forum: Drum Technique 05-11-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,886
Posted By romicsteve
Re: Reading charts for dummies

What book is this chart from?
Forum: Drums 01-09-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By romicsteve
Re: Mapex introduces 1000 series hardware

Hmm, I don't see anything on their web site. Do you have a link for more info?
Forum: Drum Technique 05-04-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 38,517
Posted By romicsteve
Re: John Riley's new DVD.

Is this DVD suitable for beginners? I'm still working with "Art of Bop".
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