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16th Note Displacement - More Playing with Drums

Sean Conklin 456 lessons

In the first exercise, we're going to take out all of the number and the "+" counts. So therefore, we're only going to play the "e" and "a" counts. As you can hear from me playing it in the video, it has kind of an uneasy, upbeat feel to it.

In the second exercise, we're going to mix it up to where on some beats you only play the number and the "+" counts, while on other beats you only play the "e" and the "a" counts. As you can see, there's a lot more flavor to the rhythm when we mix up the patterns rather than playing the same pattern over and over. That's the beauty of displacement, you can mix it up all you want!

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