Originally Posted by 8Mile
Couple questions for the cats:
1) Sweeping motions with brushes: Clockwise or counter-clockwise? Counter-clockwise here, though I'm under the impression I'm in the minority.
2) Playing 3/4, do you typically keep time with the hi-hat with left foot on beat 2 or beats 2 and 3? Or do you go the Elvin route and do something else entirely?
Both, as well as an "8" motion with the brushes.
Both with the 3/4. As well as every other beat (2, 1, 3 etc) Depending on the feel. I always liked the way Joe Morello handled 3/4. Clear, concise but swinging. Max too.