Originally Posted by Mediocrefunkybeat
Thanks Doc. I hadn't given Chapin's book a thought, when I get into some money I'll definately give it some serious consideration. The problem I have is internalising the pattern, I can quite easily play the ride pattern. My tendency is though that as soon as I start any comping on the snare it either switches to a standard triplet shuffle or a straight 8, without me even realising.
Very frustrating. My independence has always been my downfall.
what really helped me is puting on my metronome and playing with the jazz ride pattern for extended periods of time. count out the beats of the ride pattern also.