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Coordination exercises for Jazz drumming - Lesson 2


Download Jazz Straight time coordination 2 pdf  Arrow   This second drum lesson dedicated to Jazz drumming coordination, contains some
easy exercises for the bass drum, with classic swing playing.


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Introduction to the drum lesson: Jazz Straight time 2

In this second lesson dedicated to the Jazz coordination and to the Straight time, you'll see the previous drum lesson figurations applied to the bass drum, again with the steady right hand swing on the ride cymbal and every bar second and fourth fourth played by the hi-hat.

As in the previous series the first exercise in the drum sheet presents the basic Straight time pattern, and the following ones add single and double strokes combinations on the bass drum.

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This second drum lesson dedicated to Jazz coordination is a part of the published basic drum lessons.
The basic drum lessons, the first part of this method for drums, deal with the right posture, which is the basic condition to develop speed, endurance and precision with your playing. The style and the role of drumming have evolved with time, but the basic drums technique hasn't changed much, and all the great drummers still build their own style from the same basis of musical theory.

Topics in the basic drum lessons and in the online drum lessons published drum sheet music are: Rudiments & Fundamentals, Coordinated independence, Basic drum beats, Snare drum studies, Drums grooves, and Songs drum parts, with transcriptions of songs and grooves by John Bonham, Phil Collins, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, Ian Paice, Jeff Porcaro.