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Polyrhythmic Ostinatos - part 1

Here is an adaptation of an article I wrote in 1998, and that was published in the March 1998 issue of Batteur Magazine from France. To illustrate the article, there is an excerpt from a recording by Andy Newmark with John Lennon. I recently added a video to further demonstrate the concept.
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Polyrhythmic Ostinatos - part 2

Here is the adaptation of an article that was published in the April 1998 issue of Batteur Magazine from France. I recently added a video that demonstrates the concept. An excerpt from a recording of Vinnie Colaiuta with Jing-Chi illustrates the article.
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Polyrhythmic Ostinatos - part 3

This lesson is adapted from an article that was published in Batteur Magazine in 1998. It talks about a concept used by Michael Brecker in one of his compositions, and Peter Magadini is also mentioned.
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The UK Drum Show 2018

"The UK Drum Show is very pleased to welcome author Alain Rieder, who joins us from Geneva with his new book Time Manipulation"
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Implied Metric Modulation

A short video to demonstrate some of the rhythmic concepts developed in my Time Manipulation Drum Book. These are displaced 12/8, shuffle and half-time shuffle ideas, played inside of 4/4.
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