Playing straight eighth notes on the feet in a groove.
For this concept you will be changing the note value of the right foot to straight eighth notes. This will involve playing a kick, snare and hi hat all at the same time so focus here on lining these notes up accurately. At the bottom of the page you will find a collection of links to other lessons that will help with these movements.
The examples below show the idea applied in common, double and half time as well as under a tom groove and a sixteen beat style pattern.
- Learn the grooves above up to a tempo of at least 110bpm.
- Create your own variations on these parts.