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Expanding The Paradiddle

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Expanding the Paradiddle – Part 3

As was stated in Part 2, this article will examine ways to obtain polyrhythmic patterns by using paradiddles. These exercises should be practiced with a metronome until a natural feel for the rhythms is achieved. Again, keep the muscles relaxed…

by Chuck Kerrigan
Jun 19, 2018

Expanding The Paradiddle – Part II

In Part I we used different placements of accents to expand the paradiddle. In this article, we will expand the paradiddle rhythmically. As I explained in Part I, you must keep your muscles relaxed and concentrate while playing these exercises.…

by Chuck Kerrigan
Jun 11, 2018