Turn the Beat Around

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A Drummer's Guide to Playing "Backbeats" on 1 & 3

Format: Book
 
Habits and traditions are often hard to change, but discovering new and creative ways of rearranging and rethinking established norms is what distinguishes a great drummer and provides endless challenge and possibilities.
 
Turn the Beat Around breaks decades-old routine by examining "backbeats" in a whole new light, asking the questions: "Why are backbeats always played on beats 2 & 4?" and "What about playing them on beats 1 & 3?" By delving into this inquiry, Paul Wertico provides drummers with innovative ways of expanding groove vocabulary, solidifying time, and mastering coordination and limb independence.
 
Wertico has even coined a new word for these types of reversed beats---frontbeats.
 
©2017

ISBN

9781470615079