Turning Rudiments into Funky Grooves

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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 10:13 am

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Have fun with this!!

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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 10:19 am

that's cool.
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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 10:34 am

I figured you would dig this Alan!
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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 10:23 pm

Very interesting. I goof around with that rudiment pattern a lot, except I use Swiss Triplets. I never thought about turning it into a groove. Something new to add to the ol' groove book.
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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:37 pm

I like playing a paradiddle groove. Right hand plays on the ride, left on the snare, throw in a simple bass pattern and Bob's your uncle. Sounds pretty funky.
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Post Thu Jun 12, 2008 11:42 pm

I like playing a paradiddle groove. Right hand plays on the ride, left on the snare, throw in a simple bass pattern and Bob's your uncle. Sounds pretty funky.


This is very cool.

I use an inverted paradiddle groove a lot too.

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Post Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:42 am

Yup, inverted paradiddles work great for 16th note grooves.

Really, any 16th pattern that has a single stroke on beats 2 and 4 work great for grooves.

My main gig, The Last Dance, uses mostly 16th note hi-hat grooves. (It's sort of a modern Depesh Mode). When I started that gig in 2002, I thought it would be a great opportunity to use some of these stickings with playing these funky dance grooves.
I ended up using 3 hi-hats to mix up the sounds while using whatever rudimental type sticking pattern fit the groove I was playing.

It's opened up a whole new world of possibilities for my playing and keeps me interested even while playing the most standard of 16th note grooves.
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Post Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:41 am

mmmm nice! I like turing rudiments and things into groove, although I don't do it anywhere near often enough.
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Post Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:47 am

I've gotten to the point of where I'm pretty free about mixing up diddle patterns in a groove or fills.
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Post Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:36 pm

I ended up using 3 hi-hats to mix up the sounds while using whatever rudimental type sticking pattern fit the groove I was playing.


Yeah...I like to do this between the main hi hat and the X Hat.
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Post Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:24 pm

Just cause I'm a huge rudimenntalist, I have to point this out.

At the beginning, it says the end of the groove is two Flam Taps. They are, according to the sticking provided, Inverted Flam Taps instead. Just cause I' geared to rudimental playing, have to say something.

Good groove! Mind if I use it in the clinic I'm giving?

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Post Tue Jun 24, 2008 7:37 pm

You would be correct!

My bad. You could use either flam taps of inverted flam taps, or any other for note pattern in that situation.

It's all fixed now.

Be free to use it though. It's just notes . . . I don't own them!! :wink:
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