In this video Jesse-Lee the Drummer explains a brush pattern that is derived from a technique that is used by Steve Gadd during PAS 1995, as well as performances with James Taylor, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Luis Conte, and many others. He explains that though brushes typically are associated with jazz, this beat can be used in other styles (rock, adult contemporary, folk, r&b, etc.)
Jesse-Lee starts by showing how to play the sweep (swipe, stir) with the brushes, starting with the right hand and then the left hand. He then shows how to put them together in a bar of common time (4/4). Finally he explains how to add the bass drum and hi hat to give the beat a finishing touch.
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