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A Musical Approach to Developing Independence with Clavé Based Grooves

In this lesson series presented by Vic Firth, Grammy® Award-winning drummer and educator Joe McCarthy will provide you with a series of exercises to develop groove, coordination, consistency, balance, and concentration. Based on a series of rhythmic permutations applied along with duple and triple based Afro-Cuban grooves, Joe will challenge your mind and your body to develop the independence necessary to open up your groove and soloistic interpretation!

Introduction

Afro Cuban Groove

Part 1

2/3 Rumba Clavé Pattern
Exercise 1

PART 2

2/3 Rumba Clavé Variations
Exercise 1, Variation 1

PART 3

2-3 Rumba Clavé
Multi-surface practice
Exercise 1, Variation 2

Part 4

Cascara Pattern
Exercise 1. Variation 2A

Part 5

Cascara Pattern Variations
Exercise 1, Variation 2B

Part 6

Concentration Technique
Exercise 2A

Part 7

2/3 Rumba Clavé
Bong Bell Pattern
Exercise 2B

Part 8

6/8 Rumba Clavé
Exercise 1

Part 9

6/8 Rumba Clavé Variations
Exercise 1, Variation 1

Part 10

6/8 Rumba Clavé Variations
Exercise 2, 12/8 Bell Pattern

Part 11

Relating to the
Rhythm Section
Exercise 2, Variation 1

Part 12

Duple/Triple Combinations

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