November 2011

Drum Soloist

Ostinato Studies

Part 2: Cross-Rhythms

by Jason Gianni

Here is the video that we are using as the basis for the concepts we’re exploring in our Ostinato Studies article series.

Check out the first installment in the September 2011 issue for basic exercises to help you get comfortable playing and improvising over this advanced multi-pedal foot ostinato, and also check out part 2 in the November 2011 issue where we explore three-, five-, and seven-note groupings.