Not Too Busy Hats

This demonstrates keeping the hi-hats driving yet simplistic over all kinds of drums chants. Simple hi hat patterns can drive grooves really hard. Small events such as little fills or pickups become significant as demonstrated at 2:59. “Take Five” by Dave Brubeck is used as an example of playing accented 8th notes over a straight (not swinging) groove in 5 while hitting the bass drum on every downbeat.

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