Hip Pockets: Developing Your Own Jazz Feel

Seth Goldberg

Hip Pockets
Solo Part
Performing Ensemble: Drum Set
Instrumentation: Drum Set
Item Number: HPB6
Number of Pages: 34
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print

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Quick Overview

"Hip Pockets" books measure just 4.25" wide by 11" high--the perfect size to take with you wherever you go!

Developing Your Own Jazz Feel is a great book for beginning and intermediate players. It covers the basic 4/4 and 3/4 swing patterns on the drum set, brush strokes in standard time signatures, how to groove with the bass player, developing limb independence and many more truly practical things any player needs to know in order to play Jazz. The whole subject of playing with a band is articulately discussed by a drummer with great practical experience. This book will help you learn to play like pros.

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Introduction
Drum Key
Section I -
Drum Set-up
Hand Position
"The Swing ""Feel"" 4/4"
Quarter Notes with the Left Hand 4/4
Adding the Bass Drum
The Swing Feel 3/4
Quarter Notes with the Left Hand 3/4
Adding the Bass Drum
Eighth Notes with the Left Hand 4/4
Eighth Notes with the Left Hand 3/4
Adding the Cross-Stick
New Bass Drum Rhythms
Adding the Tom-toms
New Hi-hat Rhythms
New Ride Cymbal Rhythms
The Up-Tempo Feel 4/4
The Up-Tempo Feel 3/4
Section II -
Brushes in 4/4
Ballads
Medium Slow Through Medium Up-Tempo
Up-Tempo
Adding the Bass Drum
Brushes in 3/4
Ballad
Medium Slow Through Medium Up-Tempo (a)
Medium Slow Through Medium Up-Tempo (b)
Up-Tempo
Section III - Playing with the Band
The Blues
AABA Form
Stylistic Interpretation
Groovin' with the Bass Player
Playing off the Melody
Section Identification
Big Band / Small Combo
Listening
Last Thoughts