This exercise is inspired from a rhythm recorded by Simon Phillips with the band Toto.
The bass drum is placed on every beat and the snare drum on each third beat.
The feeling is given by the uneven hi-hat accentuations placed beetween the beats and syncopations.
Simon Phillips website!
ToTo official site!
The exercise with the hi-hat placed only on the accentuations..
Print the exercise!
Click to download flashplayer!
The exercise with 8th notes hi-hat placed continuously while underlining the accentuations..