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Here is the sheet music for the piece. It has some specialties regarding notation that you might not be used to; however I think you can adapt to it pretty fast. The right hand is written above the line, the left hand below. Instead of regular flam notation there is a little line attached to the notehead (‘). A note with the right hand (above the line) having this attachment on the notehead will therefore be a flam “left/right” and vice versa. Got it?
While Part I of this Stick Yoga series focused on the fingers, Part II will present a very simple way to get blood flowing to the wrists while increasing range of motion in both wrists, regardless of grip. I say “regardless of grip” because we’re actually going to be touring ALL the different grips!
Practice playing a given skill (in this case a flam accent) VERY slow at first with perfect heights, interp and tempo and work it up from there. This will allow you to either learn it right the first time or correct any flaws that you may have learned along the way, read more to find out exactly how...