Cookies disclaimer

Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree

A modern browser is required to use this site. Please use the latest version of one of the following browsers:

Groove, Feel and Timekeeping

Learn how to improve your timekeeping on the drums.

Groove, Feel and Timekeeping

Learn how to improve your timekeeping on the drums.

Description

Marko goes over how to tackle more complicated rhythmic concepts such as linear flow, odd meters and brush drumming.

Objectives

  • Learn about Sekstoles and alternative orchestration.
  • Learn about polymetric ostinato feels.
  • Learn about linear flow.
  • Learn how to play with brushes.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Time Functioning/Beats
    In this step, Marko covers Sekstoles, the 5:0 groove, alternative orchestration, inside-out playing, and paradiddle displacement.
  • 2
    Linear Drumming
    In this step, Marko goes over the New Frontier Linear Approach and Marko's Four-Way Linear Flow.
  • 3
    Polymetric Ostinato Feels
    In this step, Marko covers the Campbell 6/8, Sone Ka La, the LIDC Idea and the We'll See 5/8 over a 3/4 Groove.
  • 4
    Brushes
    In this step, Marko covers standard swing strokes, non-standard swing strokes and sweeps, up-tempo swing strokes and sweeps, straight 8th-note sweeps and feels.
Category
Drums