This Week: 5/8/2017: Practice 25

Recently I was asked to sit in on a gig with a trio playing a slow Latin feel. It was a style that I had not been playing much of as of late, so the next day I went into the shed to hash out some ideas. Here we discuss a tune I used to work on this feel, and how to play around with it while practicing.

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Previous Video: 5/1/2017 Vocabulary 20: Variation 2

In this video we continue our discussion on our previous grid exercise. In this variation we switch the idea to the Bass Drum as opposed to the hi hat, and discuss the various elements in developing this idea.

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