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7 Awesome Odd Time Grooves

Aaron Edgar  /  UPDATED Nov 17, 2022

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When someone asks you to play a straight rock or funk groove, you usually have a few ideas up your sleeve that you can easily pull out and start playing. But what if they ask you to play in odd time? Do you have any odd-time beats that actually groove? If you don’t, this lesson is for you. If you do, well, here are a few more to add to your toolkit.

Lesson Index:
3:50 – Beat #1
9:28 – Beat #2
14:49 – Beat #3
20:47 – Beat #4
25:28 – Beat #5
31:00 – Beat #6
36:50 – Beat #7
50:14 – Q & A!

Aaron Plays:
Sonor Drums
Sabian Cymbals
Evans Drumheads
Vater Drumsticks
Pearl Hardware

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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