Here’s another selection of grooves for you to try. Concentrate on developing your coordination, along with the fluidity and smoothness of performance that will put these patterns “in the pocket.” The key is to be clean and precise, yet comfortable and natural. That’s what creates the “groove” in the first place. (Hi-hat notation in parentheses indicates that the hi-hat is to be closed with the foot, not struck with a stick.)

Great Grooves 1

Great Grooves 2

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