In this lesson we’ll continue exploring five-note phrases within a 16th-note subdivision. To become fluent with these groupings, you need to internalize where the five-note phrase begins and ends. To review, let’s reinforce the ability to hear the starting point of each five-note grouping. Alternate between a simple quarter-note groove and the first two measures of a repeated five-note phrase. In the third and fourth measures of Exercise 1, only play the first partial of each five-note grouping while playing quarter notes with the hi-hat foot.

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