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Focus on the Hi-Hat The Classic Swing Sound

Before small groups reigned supreme and the ride cymbal became king, the beacon in jazz timekeeping was the hi-hat. Jo Jones with Count Basie and Ray McKinley with Glenn Miller were masters of the hi-hat. Both players could swing an…

by Steve Fidyk
Mar 19, 2018