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VIDEO! Strictly Technique: Hairtas (June 2010 Issue) by Bill Bachman The “hairta” isn’t one of the PAS forty rudiments, but it’s an extremely useful rudiment. Technically speaking, it’s very simple to play. All of the strokes should be played as relaxed free strokes (or full or…

Modern Drummer
Sep 30, 2013

Strictly Technique: Irish Spring (April 2012)

(April 2012 Issue) Strictly Technique Chops Builders: Irish Spring (Without Accents) by Bill Bachman In this lesson, we’re going to go old school—with a new twist. What we’re working on is a standard exercise called “Irish Spring” that comprises swung…

Modern Drummer
Jul 29, 2013