Tag: shuffle

Groove Of The Month – April 2018

“Hard To Handle” – Otis Redding – 1967 – Al Jackson, Jr. – 96 (192 bpm half time)  This month’s groove is “Hard To Handle”, no not the one you’re thinking of, the original “Hard To Handle”, by Otis Redding, with Al Jackson, Jr on drums. In fact, one of the best reasons to…




Publication – Shuffle Beat Blanks

This month’s FREE Publication is another in our series of ‘Beat Blanks,’ a series designed to make writing beats out for students quick and easy. This time we bring you shuffle beat blanks, 4/4 triplet grooves with the middle triplet taken out. Note that the rest has also been deleted in order to facilitate the…