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jazz drumming idea 35 | Inverted 9 Stroke Roll Fills | on jazz drumming

Inverted 9 stroke rolls

Based on an inverted 9 stroke roll idea that was more for rock and funk drumming, this is an similar concept applied to jazz time.

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jazz drumming idea 34 | Mixed grouping fills | on jazz drumming

3 mixed grouping fill ideas

Here are 3 ideas for mixed group fills with some ways to voice them around the kit.

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So What Licks - Jimmy Cobb - on jazz drumming

3 Great Jimmy Cobb Licks

Jimmy Cobb's playing on Miles Davis's "Kind of Blue" is a lesson in the art of jazz drumming. Here are three licks or fills that he uses to propel the time into the next section.

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jazz drumming idea 17 | Triplet Subdivisions for fills and comping | on jazz drumming

Triplet Subdivisions for fills and comping

Subdividing the triplet can provide some useful phrases for fills and comping, especially at slower tempos.

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jazz drumming idea 9 | Applying the Six Stroke Roll to Jazz Time | on jazz drumming

Applying the Six Stroke Roll to Jazz Time

In this third part in exploring the six-stroke roll we look at some ideas for applying it to jazz time ...

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Jeff "Tain" Watts fill | jazz drumming idea 5 | on jazz drumming

Jeff "Tain" Watts Fill

A little fill inspired by Jeff "Tain" Watts...

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Placement of the 5 stroke roll | jazz drumming idea 4 | on jazz drumming

Placement of the 5 stroke roll

Some exercises for placing the five stroke rolls at medium to fast tempos...

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triplet groupings | jazz drumming idea 3 | on jazz drumming

Triplet Groupings

Here are some ideas for grouping triplets into groups of four...

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a little fill | jazz drumming idea 1 | on jazz drumming

A little fill

This is a tasteful lick that you can drop into your time playing to give the music a lift...

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