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Uptempo Ride Technique Part II: Throw and Catch

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Technique | 0 comments

By now you should be comfortable with completely releasing the stick into the ride cymbal. Now what? The next part is easier than you might think.

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Uptempo Ride Technique Part I: The Throw

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Technique | 0 comments

How do Max and Buddy and Papa Jo and Tony make it look so easy when the tempo is above 300? They seem to float up there and can do it for hours. How do they look like they’re not working hard? The answer is, they’re not.

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