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Scott Devine

Essential Groove Techniques


The 2 Pillars of Groove

04:27 F7 Arpeggio
? b
b
1 0 4 1 4 1 4 0

1 3 1
1
0 3 3 0

04:49 Ex.1 "Remember you have these notes all over the ingerboard"

? b
b
1 0 4 1 4 1 4 1 4 4 2 1 4 2 4 1

8 10
1 3 7 10
1
0 3
1 5
3 6 8 8 8


? b
b
4 2 1 2 4 3 3 2 4 2 1 4 2 4

8 10 10
10 10 13 13 15
12
13
12
13
12 15

05:16 Ex.2 C MINOR 7 Arpeggio


? b
b
1 4 3 1 4 1 3 4

3 5 3
5 5
3 6 6

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05:30 C MINOR 7 Arpeggio Played all over the fingerboard


Ex.3
? b
b


1 4 3 1 4 4 2 1 4 1 1 1 4 1 4 1 4 3 1 4
3 5 5
5 5 8 8 10 8 10
3 6
8
6
8
6 10
8 11
10

"Uou need to learn the arpeggios with dierent ingerings so you can utilise them across the ingerboard".



? b
bw
w
b
4 2 1 4 1 4 3 1 4 4 4 1 2
12 15 15 17 19 20
13 17 17 18
15 15 18

07:10 Triads over chord progression


Ex.4
? b j r
b r r j
# n

15
3
3 5 6
2 1 1 1
3 3 3
1 1 1 3
1
3
1 3 3 3

? b r
b r r r
#J n
3

1 1 1
3 3 3
3
3
1 1 1
3
15 3
3 5 6
2 1 1 1

? b r r r
j
r j


b R

5 5 5
3 3
1
3 3
1
1 3 3 3
1 1
3 1 3 3 3
3

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? b
j r r
b R #J n
3
3 3
1
3
1
1
3
1 3 10
3
3 5 6
2 1 1 1
3 3
3
3
1 1 1 3
1
3

? b j r j r j r j

b j r j

1 3 3 3 3
3 1 1 1 3
3
3
3

? b j r j r j

b #J
3

1 1 1 3
3 10
3
3 5 6
2

"Just the Kick drum now".


? b j r j j r j
b r j j r j
n

1 1 1
3 3 3
1 1 1
3 3 3

? b j r j j r j j r j j
b #J
3

1 1 1
3 3 3
1 1 1
3 10
3
3 5 6
2

p
? b r j j r j
b r j j r j
R
n
p

1
1 1 1 3
1
3
1 3
3
3 3
3
3
1 1 1 3
3
3
3
3
3

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? b r j j r j j r j r j j
b

3 5 3 3
1 1 1 1
3 3 3 3
1 1 1
3 3 5 3
6

? b r j
b r j


r j
b

5 3
1 1 1
3 3 3
1 1 1
3 5 5 6 6 3
6 4 3

() p p
() p
~~ ~~ j j
? b r j r . j . j . r j b
b J

p
p
p
3 5 5 3
1 3 5 5 3 1 6 5 3 1
1 1 1
3 3 3 3
1 1 1
6 3 3

p
j
? b j R
b r r

p
8 7
8
1 1 1 3
1
3
1 3 10 8
11 8 1 1 1 3
1
3
1
3

? b j n U

#j
b
n w
U
3 1 1 1 1 1
1 3 10
3
3 5 6
2 1
3 5 3
1

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11:06 Ex.5 Syncopated rhythm on the bass drum


p t
? b r r
b r
. r .
p t
0
1
8
1 1 1
3 3
3
1 3
3
3
1 1 1
3 3
3
1 3 3
3

? b r r r
b . r . r

1 1 1
3 3
3
3 3
3
3
1 1 1
3 3
3
3 3
3
3
1 1 1

p p
? b r r
b . R R
p p

1 0 1 1
3 3
3
3 3 3
1
3
1 3
1
1

. .
? b j r ~~ .
b r j R
3
Etc
5 3
5 5 3
1 3 3 3 5 6 5
3 1 1 1 3
1
3
1 3 6 3

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