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13.- Latin for Drummies – Snare and Bass Drum possibilities – Candombe in 3/4 on the Drum set

To embellish the rhythm of the Snare drum we use for each beat the notes played with the hand from the Chico drum and from the Repique drum:

1st beat

 

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2nd beat

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3rd beat

 

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An example using the 2-bar groove:

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 Also the variations for the Snare drum can be played as Ghost Notes. Here´s an example:

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Lastly we use for the Bass drum the figures from the Piano drum:

1st beat

 

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3rd beat

 

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Here´s an example using the variations previously explained:

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Till here we´ve developed variations for each voice of our original groove. First for the Hi hat, then for the Snare drum and lastly for the Bass drum.

 

All this elements can be combined to create new melodic possibilities.

 

Here´s an example:

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I hope you enjoy this interpretation and you can apply it to your playing. Have fun!


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