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ROCK

Quarter Note Grooves

Quarter Note Grooves - Two Bar Phrases

Swung Quarter Note Grooves

Indie Rock - Sixteenth Note Grooves

 

FUNK

Groove Concepts

 

POP / DISCO

Offbeat Eighth Note Grooves

Offbeat Open Hi-Hats

Eighth Note Offbeat Open Hi-Hats

Disco Grooves

 
 

BLUES

Grooves

Adding Open Hi-Hats & Rim Clicks

Fills

Subdividing The Middle Note

Fill Variations

Bass & Snare Drum Variation

Adding Ghost Notes

Bass Drum Independence

SHUFFLE

Chicago Shuffle - Grooves

Texas Shuffle

Chicago Shuffle - Fills

Half-Time Shuffle

Developing The Shuffle - Grooves

Developing The Shuffle - Fills

 

MOTOWN / SOUL

Motown Grooves

 

JAZZ

Basic Jazz

Jazz Comp Reading

Comping: Single Voices

Pacing

Comping: Mixed Voices

Comping: 2-Bar Phrases

 
 

LATIN

Cha Cha Cha

World Rhythms

Bossa Nova

Cuban Cascara Pattern

Bossa Nova - Variations & Fills

Afro Cuban Rhythms

 

HIP HOP / RnB

Hip Hop / RnB

 

REGGAE

Introduction

Steppers

Fills

Groove Variations

One Drop

Rockers

 

METAL

Introduction

Double Kick Introduction

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