MD Podcast Episode 173: Polyrhythmic Bass Drum Patterns, LCD/Legado Bronze Snares, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss award-winning Latin-jazz drummer Bobby Sanabria, who’s featured in the January 2019 issue of Modern Drummer. The education segment focuses on a handful of fun polyrhythmic bass drum patterns to help you internalize how odd patterns resolve over a backbeat. Up for review is a pair of bronze snares from LCD/Legado. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.


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LCD/Legado bronze snares

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Polyrhythmic bass drum patterns

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Modern Drummer Podcast With Mike and Mike is a show that explores the topics that drummers love the most. Sit in during weekly conversations between Modern Drummer managing editor, Mike Dawson, and founder and MD columnist, Mike Johnston, as they geek out on drumming technique, practice methods, and favorite exercises and offer insight on the latest gear and industry happenings. For additional episodes visit: