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Framework For Musical Practice

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Approaching Standards

A Framework for Musical Practice, Part 3: Language and Vernacular   Welcome to the final installment of our series on applying the rhythmic phrasing of jazz standards to the drumset. This time we’re exploring ways to extract themes from the…

by Steve Fidyk
Jan 30, 2018

Jazz Drummer's Workshop - Approaching Standards

Welcome to the second installment in our series on approaching jazz standards. This article reveals ways of using the melodic rhythm as the source for creating accompaniment (or “comping”) patterns. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017