BILL BRUFORD

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Sixteen notes in 7/4 “B” – 2034 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Flams and accents Bill’s explanations Exercises for left and right hand. With accents and flams. A) Seventh notes in sixteen notes into a 7/4, with snare and toms   Commentary: Perhaps, the next obvious thing to do after that would be play flams in

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Sixteen notes in 7/4 “C” – 2035 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Displacements with sixth notes. Bill’s explanations Exercises for right and left hand. Only with accents. A) Sixth notes with accents into 7/4 time with snare and toms.   Commentary: Next thing you could do, for example, is put the same rhythm into

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Sixteen notes in 7/4 “D” – 2036 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Displacements with sixth notes. Bill’s explanations Exercises for right and left hand. Only with accents B) Sixth notes with accents Fills of 32 notes into a 7/4 with snare and toms.   Commentary: Perhaps the next thing it would come to mind is use

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Sixteen notes and fills in 7/4 “F” – 2037 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Displacements with sixth notes. Bill’s explanations Exercises for right and left hand. Only with accents C) Sixth notes with accents Fills of 32 notes into a 7/4 with snare and toms   Commentary: Perhaps we do five strokes notes in between or join t

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Demonstration: B’Bom, King of Crimson (Thrak) – 2038 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Thrak (King Crimson). Bill’s comments and explanations playing all around the drum kit   Commentary: Just to complete this section, now I’ll try to improvise with those embellishments or play through starting from the master rhythm to make it

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Sixteen notes accents in 7/8 – 2039 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Triplicity (Earthworks). Bill’s comments and explanations playing all around the drum kit   Commentary: I’d just like to explain about a tune on the new Earthworks CD entitled Triplicity. Often as a drummer-composer, I start with a rhythm I li

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Measure application, “The key” “A” y “B” – 2040 – E

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12 November, 2017

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How to play the Triplicity pattern A) The key to develop this pattern. B) The said pattern played all around the drum kit   Commentary: Having found that seven bell part which is going to become the key to the tune, I just want to play that with different

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Sixteen notes accents in 6/8 with displacements in 7 – 2041 – E

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12 November, 2017

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How to play Triplicity pattern with Eight notes and with triplets (swing) C) 7/8 with Eight notes D) The same pattern in 6/8   Commentary: Now I very much like the six eight for triple time rhythm underneath the seven figure. What would happen if I put tw

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Polyrhythms with the key for “Triplicity”, “A, B” – 2042 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Polyrhythms featured in the song “Triplicity.” Demo of Bill working with the previous exercises and parts “A and B” of the song.   Commentary: But let’s go back to the original figure which you remember was four notes and thr

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Displacement of 8 – 2017 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Flams. Displacements with triplets With snare and toms How to work with this patterns. Eight notes with a triplet and three flams each group.   Commentary: Exercise number three is a flam triplet exercise, eight notes long. One, two, three, one, two, thre

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5/4 bar (triplets with displacement in 5) “A, B” – 2018 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Flams. In 5/4 with displacements into triplets With the snare and tom How to work with this pattern. Eight notes with a triplet and three flams each group A) Five notes gropus with two flams RRLRR LLRLL B) Fifth notes all around the drum kit.   Commentary

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Sixteen notes with displacements in 5 “A, B” – 2019 – E

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12 November, 2017

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Flams. In 5/4 with displacements into sixteen notes With the snare and toms How to work with this pattern. Five notes into four sixteen notes with a flam in each group   Commentary: Flam exercise number five. Again, five notes long this one. Be a bit care

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