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The Single-Stroke Three

Exploring an Often-Used Yet Unsung Sticking

by Joel Rothman
Jun 27, 2018

Fours and Sevens in 7/8 — Part 1: Single Strokes

This month we’re going to work on a couple of shortburst single-stroke rudiments: the single four and single seven. The key to executing these rudiments effectively is using finger control to play rapid free strokes. Single fours and sevens are…

by Bill Bachman
Apr 24, 2018