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JAZZ LESSON - SNARE & BASS INDEPENDENCE

   

In this lesson we will look at independence between the snare drum and bass drum, underneath the jazz ride pattern. In many styles of jazz you need to be able to interplay between bass and snare, often times improvising as ideas come in to your head, but all the while keeping the jazz ride pattern going, with the hihat chick on 2 and 4.

Once again start with just the jazz ride figure with hihat on backbeat, then gradually introduce the following figures with the snare drum and bass drum..

 

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