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Chordal Drumming

Based on a simple concept of simultaneous notes - in contrast to linear drumming methods - Chordal Drumming is a unique four-limb coordination method exploring new ground in dynamic interdependence.

Chordal Drumming is available through LuLu.com. To preview some pages, go here, or see below (requires Flash, may take a moment to load):

 

Here's a drum-solo comprised of all Chordal Drumming patterns. I did this as a challenge to myself, but also to demonstrate an application of the method's patterns:

To see a transcription click here (includes a version indicating chordal patterns).

See the video clip below for a brief demonstration and explanation of some of the elements of this method:
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            Chordal Drumming book cover


Look inside:

examples

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