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Old 10-30-2008, 06:23 PM
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I'll be happy to set up my kit in their driveway!!!!!! Haha.
I like practicing out doors. LoL.

As far as independence......start simple. Don't try to start with double para diddles against flam taps on anything like that.
I started, getting use to the motion of moving back and forth between the BD and Hi Hat pedals playing a very slow double stroke pattern. Each sound source gets 2 hits....k,k, h,h k,k, h,h, etc... now just try to play time over it. Once you get that then move on to another simple rudiment....such as a para diddle between the BD and Hi Hat.

Start there and see how you do.

Hope it helps....cheers.
D.
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