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The Swampy Double Groove - Grease Up Your Phrases

With double grooves, the left hand plays every 8th note using unaccented strokes in between accented backbeats. I refer to these unaccented notes as “taps.” Combining this snare pattern with a standard 8th-note hi-hat figure results in a locomotive groove…

Rich Redmond
Feb 23, 2017