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  1. Alain Rieder

    Why does the flam grace note have a tremelo strikethrough?

    I'm working on a new book, I also use Sibelius, and I was wondering the same thing a few days ago. I haven’t used the sounds in Sibelius for a long time, and they are disconnected, so I can’t check how it sounds with the slashes. For me too, the slash suggests two notes. I checked some books I...
  2. Alain Rieder

    Help with Brian Blade ride pattern

    It's in 12/8 (or in 6/8, which is about the same), and the ride pattern is in eights and sixteenths, like Soulfinger said. 12/8 is rarely covered in drum books, and there's a whole section in 12/8 in my own Time Manipulation Drum Book. It is pretty complete with polyrhythms, and you will easily...
  3. Alain Rieder

    Jim Blackley

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing!
  4. Alain Rieder

    Cymbal Stand Help / Advice

    I wonder why you started two threads on the same subject... Here's a cymbal stand with the original tilter (you just miss this tilter to get a normal cymbal stand). Here I replaced the tilter with this bar that you do have, but which is incomplete. Here is an element that you miss...
  5. Alain Rieder

    Cymbal Stand Help

    Here's a cymbal stand with the original tilter (you just miss this tilter to get a normal cymbal stand). Here I replaced the tilter with this bar that you do have, but which is incomplete. Here is an element that you miss Here is the original tilter again, on top of the bar Extra hi hat...
  6. Alain Rieder

    Cymbal Stand Help / Advice

    Here it is, but yours isn't complete. It is meant to make a closed extra hat. It replaces the tilter on a cymbal stand, Then the tilter goes to the element that is on the right, so you can have an extra hat plus another cymbal on top of it. https://shop.musix.ch/en/Yamaha-CSAT940-143529.html
  7. Alain Rieder

    Cymbal Stand Help / Advice

    It looks like something I have to make an extra (closed) hi-hat. Missing à few pieces, though.
  8. Alain Rieder

    Dante Agostini method teachers?

    I've known the Agostini books since the 70s, since they were the main drum books published in French. I have a few of them, but I haven't opened them in a long time. The small "rhythmic solfège" books were quite standard when I was studying (and then teaching) solfège at the Conservatory, and...
  9. Alain Rieder

    What is Lightest Drum Kit Available

    Here is the new Yamaha Stage Custom Hip set, which looks interesting: Starting with a 20”x8” bass drum which Yamaha says offers “a deep tonal low end as well as smaller footprint”. Next up is a 13”x8” floor tom, which doubles as a snare drum - perfect if you’re in need of two snares for some...
  10. Alain Rieder

    What is Lightest Drum Kit Available

    Yamaha will introduce a new portable kit at the NAMM show.
  11. Alain Rieder

    Color of Absolute Hybrid Maple Classic Walnut

    Classic Walnut was my least preferred color until I was offered a set at such a low price that I couldn’t resist. Now that I have it, I absolutely love it.
  12. Alain Rieder

    Time Manipulation - the eBook version is available @Hudson Music

    Would you be after the simpler stuff or the more complicated? Some of the simplest examples are on my YouTube channel at the moment, but I may change this soon. I feel that the examples work best if you look at the book at the same time. There are articles on my blog, related to the book or...
  13. Alain Rieder

    Time Manipulation - the eBook version is available @Hudson Music

    Yes, I would see both books as being complementary. I worked on The New Breed myself, and I remember being still working on The New Breed II while writing the first version of Time Manipulation. I wouldn't have written my book if I had thought it was competing with any other book I knew. Time...
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    Time Manipulation - the eBook version is available @Hudson Music

    Thanks for your purchase, I wish you much pleasure with it! For obvious reasons, the ebooks at Hudson are not printable, so on a music stand it’s best to use them on an iPad or android tablet. But there’s also a printed version available here, and there’s a 10% or 15% rebate at the moment...
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    Time Manipulation - the eBook version is available @Hudson Music

    I'm proud to announce that the digital version of my Time Manipulation Drum Book is now available for download at Hudson Music. All of the audio examples are embedded into the ebook, so you can listen to them by tapping on screen. The audio can also be downloaded. Choose the English or French...
  16. Alain Rieder

    Good Solo or Fill Technique for 3/4 Jazz

    I would say a combination of both.
  17. Alain Rieder

    Sticks slipping

    I use Zildjian drumstick wax.
  18. Alain Rieder

    Rhythmic Modulations in Herbie Hancock's Chameleon

    You're right, there's no metric modulation. Who used this term? I didn't. See the blog post to better understand what's going on, if you can read music: https://www.timemanipulation.com/en/tmblog/?post=rhythmic-modulations-in-herbie-hancock-s-chameleon
  19. Alain Rieder

    Imposter syndrome

    That's the way it should be Andy, everyone progresses together! ;)
  20. Alain Rieder

    Imposter syndrome

    No, he clearly progressed.
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