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Understanding the Styles: Reggae

Technique by Ryan Carver // January 02 2011
Understanding the Styles: Reggae

This month we continue our journey through the styles with reggae. There is not as much educational material on the market for reggae, as opposed to the other styles we have covered, so hopefully this lesson will be extra useful for you. Reggae is a fascinating music to play for me because of the uniqueness it involves. You have a lot of freedom but you have to stay within the context or the feel. Once again, make sure you listen to the music you are trying to play. As a drummer you can have fun with the sounds used in reggae.

 




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Ryan Carver

Ryan Carver is a world-renowned educator with a private practice based out of Ocean County New Jersey, USA. Ryan is the owner of Carver Drums, providing drum repair and custom drums. Ryan can be seen performing with the Shores top bands 4-5 nights a week! Ryan proudly endorses Beatnick Rhythm Analyzer from Onboard research and Carver Drums custom snare drums. Ryan is a member of Vic Firth Education Team, The Hudson T.I.P. program and The Percussive Arts Society. Visit Ryan online at www.carverdrums.com.



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