5.- Latin for Drummies – Embelleshing Candombe on drums

We have developed our first Candombe pattern…

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Ostinato variations

How about some variations to our ostinato?

Let´s remember…musically speaking, ostinato is a rhythm or melodic phrase repeated over and over.

Talking about drums, it´s usually refered to the melody played on the hihat or the ride cymbal.

Here you have one for each pulse:

1st beat

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2nd beat

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3rd beat

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4th beat

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You can combine these variations in order to embellish the original ostinato. Here you have one using the first and fourth pulse variation:

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Till here…one groove and 4 Hihat variations…Have fun!


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