A Traditional Approach to Second-Line Rhythms

Stanton Moore





The basic syncopated New Orleans second-line Groove has a 2-3 clave underlying it and looks like this:



Notice, that the second accent of the "2" side is one eighth note later than in the traditional clave rhythm.

Here a few more variations:






Now let's put this all together in:
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