a question for the followers of Gordy knudtson

palo

Senior Member
I wonder if anybody here is familiar with G knudtson teachings of the open close technique ,which in the video I'm attaching (11:57) he divides into 1 open/close, 2 open/bounce/close, 3 open/bounce/bounce/close ...now,when in continuous mode ,all of them seem to amount to a single stroke.Is there any particular grouping of notes that should be played using any of the three kinds of stroke in particular or do we just use them randomly to create a fast single stroke?cheers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJL8wZCky7Q
 

shadowlorde

Senior Member
I wonder if anybody here is familiar with G knudtson teachings of the open close technique ,which in the video I'm attaching (11:57) he divides into 1 open/close, 2 open/bounce/close, 3 open/bounce/bounce/close ...now,when in continuous mode ,all of them seem to amount to a single stroke.Is there any particular grouping of notes that should be played using any of the three kinds of stroke in particular or do we just use them randomly to create a fast single stroke?cheers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJL8wZCky7Q

i don't quite understand your question ... but using just one hand it's great for playing "stupid fast" on the hats or ride .. .. two hands together can be used for a blast beat or just playing fast singles ..
 

palo

Senior Member
i don't quite understand your question ... but using just one hand it's great for playing "stupid fast" on the hats or ride .. .. two hands together can be used for a blast beat or just playing fast singles ..
My question is...out of the 3 options he gives, when do we use one as opposed to the others?when you're comping in jazz ,for example,which note groupings in the left hand require one or the other?
 
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shadowlorde

Senior Member
My question is...out of the 3 options he gives, when do we use one as opposed to the others?when you're comping in jazz ,for example,which note groupings in the left hand require one or the other?
depends on the accents you want .. it's basically the same as moeller but a more compact movement
 

shadowlorde

Senior Member
if you want triplets you use the groups of 3 .. if you want to shuffle .. you use the groups of 2 ... groups of 4 are a bit harder to work with
 
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