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Virgil Donati’s “Rhythmic Facility” Course
Join Master-Drummer Virgil Donati as he explains and explores his musical system for developing Rhythmic Facility.
1. DOTTED 8TH NOTES EQUALS THREE 16THS
You will learn how to play dotted 8th notes and how that can be felt in both 3/4 and 4/4 time.
2. 3-NOTE VARIATIONS
Virgil breaks down a few variations that you can play using the dotted 8th, three-note patterns around the set.
3. ADDING DYNAMICS
By adding dynamics to the dotted 8th note phrases you have already learned you will see how it adds depth to your rhythmic facility.
4. DOTTED 8TH WITH HI-HAT FOOT
Challenge yourself as Virgil teaches you how to add the dotted 8th note to the left foot hi-hat and create variations based on this ostinato.
5. CREATING SPACES
Virgil demonstrates how you can apply ghost notes between each space to create a better feel and dynamic contrast between each limb.
6. VOICINGS ON THE SET
Guaranteed, with some practice, you have upgraded your playing. Here, Virgil shows you how to orchestrate these ideas around the kit.
Learning Rhythmic Facility is as important as learning technical facility.
Follow the transcriptions or just slow it down and build it back up.
The Rhythms come alive as you hear the bass line joining in.
Take It To
The Next Level
Incorporate what you’ve learned into beats and fills.
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