5 Killer Gadd Licks

feldiefeld

Senior Member
Hey Everyone - Here's the 2nd of the "5 Killer Gadd Licks." Many of you on this forum will know this one already, but for those of you not that versed in "Gadd-isms," this is for you.

It's his classic 32nd note groove idea between the hi-hat, snare and bass drum that can be heard on Tom Scott's "Dirty Old Man."

Video and PDF included at the link: 5-killer-gadd-licks-two

Hope you enjoy.
MF
 

newoldie

Silver Member
Thanks, FF! Love your teaching since it uses both notation PDF and clear demos. I use some of your licks for my own gigging and parts of solos.


Too many lessons out there where the guy playing adds a lot of embellishment at the beginning or end of the lick, only confuses when you're trying to get it down.


Keep up the good work!
 

feldiefeld

Senior Member
Thanks, FF! Love your teaching since it uses both notation PDF and clear demos. I use some of your licks for my own gigging and parts of solos....
Hi --Sorry I only just saw your reply.... Thank You!!! I really appreciate your comment... today I had a moment of "no one is watching...why am I doing this... no one cares...." etc.....

So, seeing your note about digging it means a lot to me....especiallly after having that "moment."

Thanks again.
Mark F

and PS.... I'm posting the third of the five killer gadd licks in a moment or two! :)
 

feldiefeld

Senior Member
Here's the fourth of the five Gadd licks--the six stroke roll. The reason I think of it as a Gadd lick is because I first became aware of this pattern when I heard Steve play it in one of his solos.

I do believe the six stroke roll.... played the way the "pros" most frequently play it--as triplets--is an essential rudiment and bit of vocabulary.

If you don't have this piece of vocabulary in your tool box, you should check this out...

So, I hope you dig this lesson.... it's got a video, link here: Six Stroke Roll Video Lesson, and there is a PDF here: 6 stroke roll PDF

I hope you find this helpful!
MF
 

feldiefeld

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