Just me playing around with 3 contrasting grooves. The first being a slow funk, the second being a Latin groove inspired by the great Enrique Pla from Irakere and the last being an uptempo funk/fusion ditty.
When playing linear drum patterns, you can come up with different ideas by experimenting with your left-hand placement around the drum kit. In this example, I keep my right hand working the floor tom and move my left hand around …
Get creative with linear drum patterns by changing up your sticking. Start by doubling up your right hand when playing triplet fills and then alternate the rest.
Another video from our recent show at Baltimore Soundstage. We’re joined by our friends from Cornmeal on our tune Saddle Up and Ride. Recorded on February 3, 2012.