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

Rock ‘N’ Jazz Clinic

Groove Construction

Part 8: Three-Note Variations

by Jost Nickel

In this lesson we’ll use a three-note grouping to create highly effective groove variations. We’re going to incorporate the following hand and foot pattern into our phrases.

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

 
Ralph Peterson on the December 2016 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine

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