Ideas For Acoustic/ Electronic Hybrid Setups

Nowadays, the modern percussionist not only has to know various traditional styles and techniques of hand percussion, but also must have a basic knowledge of electronic percussion. With sampling pads becoming cheaper and readily available, rather than shy away from technology, why not embrace it and see it as an entirely new palette of sounds to choose from? Also, by utilizing electronics, it may open more opportunities to take part in musical situations where traditional hand percussion may not be needed.

Here are a few basic groove options to build from, utilizing a fusion of acoustic and electronic percussion.

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