In this new series we’ll be taking a close look at some of the most influential, practical, and essential drum grooves of all time, studying a pattern’s history and learning how to play it step-by-step. If you’re serious about getting better at your craft, there’s no better way to improve your marketability than by expanding your knowledge of musical styles. It’s all about being able to answer “yes” when someone asks if you can cover a certain style. In many cases, it’s not that the grooves are difficult to play—it simply comes down to knowing how to play them.

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