Lessons With Wil #1 – Pushing The One – Part 1

This is the first video in a new series where Istanbul Mehmet artist, Wil Wainwright goes through some cool ideas, patterns and techniques.  This time we’re going to “push the one” to create a cool effect that sounds great in grooves and fills.

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Polyrhythmic approach to a 12/8 feel

Hello and welcome to a lesson where we will be having a look at a different way of approaching a 12/8 feel.  We will be applying a 2 over 3 feel in the right hand giving a fresh feel and sound to  this classic feel. 

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Half Time Shuffle Breakdown

Hello and welcome to a fun lesson breaking down a half time shuffle.  There are loads of variations but for today we are going take one version and break it down so that we can master this iconic and fun groove

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Hihat Accents Part 5

Hello and welcome to the fifth part of our hihat accent series.  This time we are playing16th note bass drum patterns with and offbeat hihat.

 

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Hihat Accents Part 3

Hello and welcome to the third part of our hihat accent series.  This time we are playing 7/4! We are going to combine the feel from the previous two lessons into a great hihat accent exercise.

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Hihat Accents Part 2

Hello and welcome to the second part of our hihat accent series.  This time we have modulated the right hand to accent the upbeat pulse.

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Hi-hat Accents Part 1

Hello and welcome to a new series that will help you develop freedom in your right hand and give you the facility to play different accent patterns on the hi-hat.

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