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Wednesday Drummer Challenge

  • | Jeremy Larochelle

    Wednesday Drummer Challenge - 4/19/2017

    For today's drummer challenge, we want you to swing, read, and hit some syncopated beats.   You are going to need some sticks, a metronome,  drum set, and a copy of Ted Reed's Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer.  You have a copy of this book right?  (If you are a SERIOUS drum... View Post
  • | Jeremy Larochelle

    Wednesday Drummer Challenge - 4/12/2017

    Grab that cowbell and let's get ready to cha-cha!   For this week's drummer challenge at Spirit and Groove, we want you to give us your grooviest cha-cha.  It is up to you how you want to play it. Of course, there is the traditional rhythm.  We borrowed this notation from JAZZed Magazine.    Now... View Post
  • | Jeremy Larochelle

    Wednesday Drummer Challenge - 4/5/2017

    April 2nd of this year marked the 30th anniversary of the passing of perhaps the greatest drummer to ever walk this planet.  The incomparable Buddy Rich.    For those of you who are not well-versed in the folklore surrounding Buddy, let us keep it simple. Rich is responsible for bringing our in... View Post