Playing Ghost Notes In A Shuffle Groove Like Reelin’ In The Years

I’ve been listening to Steely Dan’s Album Can’t Buy A Thrill a lot lately and two songs really stand out. One is Dirty Work, a very laid back, greasy and dark tune with a funky groove. The other is Reelin’ In The Years which bounces along beautifully, driven by Jim…

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The Melodic Drummer Blog introducing the Jazz Shuffle

Check out this great post about the Shuffle. I recently discovered the Melodic Drummer blog which is heaving with great lessons and exercises to help us develop our Jazz skills. In today’s post we are going to discuss how to play one of my favorite grooves of all time, the…

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