3/4 Grooves In Double Time

Taking previous double time groove construction ideas and applying them in the time signature of 3/4.s

In this lesson you will be revisiting Double Time Grooves and switching them over to the time signature of 3/4. These grooves won't be too challenging until you hit the higher tempos but it would be beneficial to read the previous lesson linked above as well as our Level 2 Foot Speed lesson. All you are really doing here is taking previous double time grooves and cutting off a crotchets worth of the bar.

Listed below are a few 3/4 grooves that are played in double time using various different concepts already explorted within this category of playing.


Groove 1

A double time groove in 3/4

Groove 2

A double time groove in 3/4

Groove 3

A double time groove in 3/4

Groove 4/h2> A double time groove in 3/4


Groove 5

A double time groove in 3/4


Groove 6

A double time groove in 3/4


TASKS

  1. Using the 2 minute rule, get all grooves up to a tempo of at least 130bpm.
  2. Create your own variations on these patterns. Write as many down as possible.
  3. Use these patterns as part of a longer phrase.
  4. Experiment with flicking between 3/4 and 4/4 in double time.