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    Jazz drumming - left hand problem

    I've recently begun to start getting into jazz... I've seen a few videos etc and I think I've got the hang of the basic swing pattern on the ride, 2 & 4 w/foot on the hi hat and a very gentle bass drum on all quater notes... what bothers me is my left hand - I can't get those nice off beat...
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    to muff or not to muff... that is the question

    What is your opinion on muffling your snare? I'm asking because I had a discussion recently with a soundman who insisted that I should muffle my snare because he was unable to get "a good sound of it"... we had a long talk and finally I gave up and let him put some tape on my head which IMO made...