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Rich Redmond’s Money Beats, Part 3

Can you play a “money beat?” Our busy Nashville columnist Rich Redmond sure can, and he delves further into the heart of the groove in his latest lesson by exploring ways to propel rhythm while playing sixteenth-notes on the hi-hat. But it isn’t just about playing 1-e-&-ah – he also offers a number of ways to add contour to the feel by using accents and pedaling.