Cross-Rhythmic Exercise in 7/8 - 2

  • This coordination exercise is a six-measure cycle
  • The accent pattern resolves every twelve sixteenth notes (and there's fourteen sixteenth notes in the measure).
  • I played the two lines once as written, and then once again but doubling the unaccented notes
  • I played a wood block with my left foot, but you can also play the hi-hat or the bass drum or both.
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Section 1 - Basic Patterns
Section 2 -
Polyrhythmic Patterns
Section 3 -
Anticipations
Section 4 -
Beat Displacement
Section 5 -
Basic & Polyrhythmic 12/8 Patterns
Section 6 - Swing & Shuffle Feels
Section 7 -
Rhythmic Modulations

  • About 140 pages,
  • Sixty-eight 16-bar groove exercises, meant to be practiced with numerous cymbal ostinatos.
  • More than 130 examples in audio and/or video versions.