7/8 Beat

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 9 min Category:

Playing in seven can be easy if approached in the right way. This lesson will uncover a few methods to help you hear and play comfortably in seven.

7/8 Tom Groove

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 6 min Category: Vocabulary

We're going to be expanding on our previous lesson with playing in 7/8 and will now simply re-orchestrate the 7/8 beat on the toms.

Learn to Play 7/8 in a Danceable Pop Feel

Teacher: Jim Riley Length: 7 min Category: Odd Times, Secrets From the Pros, Vocabulary

Jim shares a 7/8 groove inspired by Vinnie Colaiuta. He demonstrates how he applied this concept to make an odd-time groove feel more danceable.

Afro-Cuban Clave Groove in 7

Teacher: Alex Acuña, Enildo Rasua Length: 3 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Latin, Musical Styles, Odd Times, Secrets From the Pros

Enildo explains his clave pattern in 7 to Alex Acuna. This Lesson will surely expand your knowledge of clave in odd meters.

Dave Shares Stories, Influences And Applications

Teacher: Dave Elitch Length: 45 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Musicianship, Practice Tips, Vocabulary

Dave Elitch (The Mars Volta) shares some stories and influences. Then Dave breaks down some challenging rhythms and coordination.

Expanding Your Ideas In 7/8

Teacher: Adam Kuns Length: 22 min Category: Live Rebroadcast, Odd Times, Vocabulary

In this lesson we will focus specifically on 7/8 and some techniques that you can use to translate what you already know into vocabulary in 7/8!

Developing 7/8 Patterns

Teacher: Eric Boudreault Length: 12 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Odd Times, Secrets From the Pros

Eric Boudreault is the drummer for the hit production Cavalia.  He is here to discuss how he approaches two separate but related 7/8 figures.

Developing New Pattern on the Kit

Teacher: Matt Garstka Length: 8 min Category: Beats / Grooves, Odd Times, Secrets From the Pros

Matt Garstka (Animals As Leaders) shares a few ideas and on how to expand your phrasing and vocabulary, creating your own unique ideas.