Polyrhythms aren’t just for advanced drummers! Everyone has to start somewhere, and if you’re new to polyrhythms, Tool’s “Jambi” is a good place to get your feet wet.
This “four over three” pattern is arguably the most overused polyrhythm on the planet, and that’s probably because it sounds awesome and is easy enough for beginners.
In this video, you’ll learn to nail the main pattern in “Jambi” in four steps:
You can apply this polyrhythm all over the place. If you liked this lesson, check out Aaron’s course on Drumeo Edge, “The Polyrhythms Of Tool”. It includes breakdowns for more songs, plus a bunch of playalong tracks at full and slower tempos to get you jamming.
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