This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the June 2016 issue, which is available here.

Rock ‘N’ Jazz Clinic

Groove Construction

Part 2: More Snare Displacement

In the second part of this series, we’ll continue to create new grooves by displacing the snare drum. We’ll start with a basic pattern that consists of 8th notes on the hi-hat, snare hits on beats 2 and 4, and a funky bass drum phrase.

Jost Nickel
 
For the complete lesson with transcriptions, check out the June 2016 issue, which is available here.
 

 
June 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Peter Erskine