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Old 01-19-2009, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by aydee View Post
Thanks Stan, I got the ride, snare and the hat on the 'and'. The bass drum work is whats different & interesting.. I think he's moving the accents around in the tune. Yes?
The way I hear it as a samba where the samba idea is kept betwen the HH, and the Ride. the surdo is on the Snare drum with the odd side of the beat as a ghost note, as a ghost note and the even side, 2 and 4 of the beat is accented. The bass drum is doing the 'and ' of three, which gives it a half time rock feel.
1..2.3..4.1..2.3..4
1.....2.....3....4
X XXX XXX XXX XX
s...sS...ss..sS..s
B.......B..B......B
...h.....h.... h....h

No? How's that for notation?

I just checked. It's in the mag.pp. 48, duh. Better to figure it out yourself though.
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