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How to play Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Flood On Drums | 12/8 Groove

How To Play Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Texas Flood On Drums

Do you want to know how to play a 12/8 blues feel? Texas flood is a great introduction to playing 12/8 beats which means you’re playing a ride pattern in 8th note triplets. In this extended video I demonstrate the way the lovely Chris Layton plays the groove and fills on the original recording of the song. We’ll look at the ride pattern with skip notes, the bass variations and a few examples of the fills Layton plays throughout the song. It’s the perfect number to familiarise yourself with the 12/8 feel.

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