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How To Groove Freely In 7/8

Adam Tuminaro  /  UPDATED Aug 22, 2022

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Becoming fluent with odd time signatures is something every drummer struggles with at some point. Today, Adam Tuminaro (aka the Orlando Drummer) will be demonstrating exercises and concepts that will help you expand your playing beyond 4/4 time.

Important note! Adam is not just here to provide you with grooves in 7/8, but rather help you become comfortable in 7/8 so you can express yourself without being tied to specific patterns. He will show you how to take any 4/4 groove and chop it down to 7/8, whether it be in 8th notes, 16th notes, or even 16th note triplets.

Adam Plays:
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Jared Falk is a lifelong drummer, drum teacher, and the co-founder of Drumeo. For over 18 years, Jared has been a leader in the online music education industry, publishing his first online video lessons in 2003 and founding Musora in 2005.

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