Grooving in seven is great but if you are ready to take it to the next level let’s try some intense, syncopated, polyrhythmic fills.
Choose an exercise and create a sticking from it with the following guidelines:
- Rests are interpreted as left stroke
- Notes are interpreted as right stroke
Use the sticking as a basis for your fills.
Make sure you are comfortable grooving and playing the sticking before combining them or moving the fill around. And always track of where beat one is!
Below are the examples Rich plays through in the video…
Page 25 (Groups of 3):
Page 26 (Groups of 4):
Page 27 (Groups of 5):
Page 28 and 29 (Groups of 6):