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The “3” vs. “6” Dilemma: Hi-Hat Patterns

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Grooves | 0 comments

As we delve into the similarities between 3/4 and 6/8, I want to address some of the popular hi-hat patterns for each so you can make more informed, sophisticated groove choices on the bandstand.

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The “3” vs. “6” Dilemma, part 1: “Henya”

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Grooves | 1 comment

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Brushes in 3: Basic Pattern Variation #2

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Grooves | 0 comments

Let’s put the accent in the left hand sweep in another spot. This – combined with the last variation – should give you lots of flexibility in 3 now.

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Brushes in 3: Basic Pattern Variation #1

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Grooves | 0 comments

Got the first pattern down? Now lets add a wrinkle to it.

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Brushes in 3: A Basic Pattern

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Grooves | 0 comments

It’s actually two patterns. One is an Ed Thigpen trick he showed me, but the main one is a little different. This is one we will build off of in the next few videos. If you choose to use a different pattern in 3, that’s ok too. The upcoming lessons will apply to any pattern.

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