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Shuffle Series: Lesson 2

#ImproveYourGrooveZ

LESSON SERIES WITH STANTON MOORE

 

In this lesson series, Zildjian artist Stanton Moore will break down several grooves and offer his insights on how to improve them in your own playing. From the very basic concepts to advanced musical applications, Stanton shows you how to take a groove and make it come alive!

Throughout the series, we encourage you to film yourself and post the video with the hashtag #ImproveYourGrooveZ.  We'll select some of our favorite videos to feature - so that we can all learn from each other.

Join us each week as we introduce new grooves and styles to this page!


IMPROVE YOUR SHUFFLE: LESSON TWO

In this lesson, Stanton gives you a few exercises to work on the dotted 8th / 16th note phrasing, as well as how to adjust your phrasing to adapt to the musical situation you're in.

Record yourself, upload it to Instagram or YouTube and tag us with #ImproveYourGrooveZ! 


We'll be featuring our favorite shuffles on these pages - and you'll have the opportunity to recieve FREE instruction from our team of Zildjian Educators! Play your best shuffle groove (at any tempo) -OR - play along to the "T-Bone Shuffle" track and tag us on your IG video or send us an email with the YouTube link to make sure we see it.  We'll contact you if your video is selected!


DOWNLOAD A FREE PLAY-ALONG TRACK!

"T-BONE SHUFFLE"
FEATURING STANTON MOORE

 

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MP3 TRACK 
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Stanton Moore is a GRAMMY award-winning artist, teacher and performer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a dedicated drummer, performer and educator especially connected to the city, its culture and collaborative spirit. In the early ‘90s, Moore helped found the New Orleans-based essential funk band Galactic who continue to amass a worldwide audience via recording and touring globally.

Moore launched his solo career in 1998. He has 9 records under his own name with the most current being "With You In Mind: The Songs of Allen Toussaint".

Throughout his 25 year career, Moore has played and or recorded with a diverse group of artists including Maceo Parker, Joss Stone, Irma Thomas, Leo Nocentelli and George Porter (of the Meters),Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), Corrosion of Conformity, Donald Harrison Jr., Nicholas Payton, Trombone Shorty, Skerik, Charlie Hunter, Robert Walter, Will Bernard, Ivan Neville, Anders Osborne and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has also appeared numerous times on the Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'brien and Seth Meyers late night TV night shows.

With a bachelor’s degree in music and business from Loyola University, Moore stays involved in education by constantly presenting clinics and teaching master classes and private lessons all over the world. He has released two book and three video projects. His book Groove Alchemy was picked by Modern Drummer as one of the top 25 instructional drum books of all time. To continue with his passion for teaching and to become more closely connected with his students, he recently launched his own online drum academy, StantonMooreDrumAcademy.com.

STANTON MOORE'S SETUP:

1. 15" KEROPE HIHATS - PAIR

2. 20" SOUND LAB PROTOTYPE TRASH CRASH WITH RIVETS *

3. 22" KEROPE MEDIUM RIDE

4. 19" KEROPE CRASH WITH RIVETS *

5. 18" KEROPE CRASH RIDE

6. STANTON MOORE SIGNATURE VIC FIRTH STICKS

* May be prototype