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Old 06-14-2012, 01:20 AM
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Default Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

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Originally Posted by 8Mile View Post
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?
Not sure if you've already seen / used it but John Riley's book - The Jazz Drummer's Workshop: Advanced Concepts for Musical Development - has a great section on 3/4 time and fills/solos. It's actually a wonderful book overall.
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