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Syncopation Revisited Part 6: Assorted Applications

Welcome to the final installment of our series on ways to interpret the classic Ted Reed book Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer. The following applications can be used with any of the seventy-two repetitive one-measure examples from…

by Steve Fidyk
Feb 28, 2018

Bebop Syncopation - Part 1: Max Roach and Art Blakey

Ted Reed’s Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer is considered a timeless book by many leading drummers and educators. One page alone can inspire a lifetime’s worth of practice material. In this series of articles we’ll explore new…

Mike Alfieri
Feb 23, 2017

May 1997 - Volume 21 • Number 5

Brian Blade, Jim Donovan, Jim DiSpirito, Dony Wynn, Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste, Ginger Fish, Jimmy Crawford, Tony Williams, Ted Reed, King Coffey, Sly Dunbar, Tony Braunagel, Peter Furler, John Fishman, Michael Schrieve, Mike Bordin, Kenny Aronoff, TO READ THE FULL STORY:…

May 1, 1997