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Odd Time Sticking

Compound Stickings for Odd-Meter Time Playing and Soloing

By Gary Chaffee

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Compound Stickings for Odd-Meter Time Playing and Soloing. Composed by Gary Chaffee. Book; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection. 68 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.41078).

Item Number: AP.41078

ISBN 0739096680.

This book is an extension of Gary Chaffee's popular Sticking Patterns. Since the use of different meters has become much more common in contemporary music, the book explores how stickings can be used in a variety of odd meters. It includes a number of sticking phrases for each meter that can then be used to create your own time feel and solo ideas.

  • Introduction 
  • PART I---Meter Studies 
  • Sticking Phrases in 3/4 
  • Sticking Patterns in 5/8 
  • Sticking Patterns in 11/8 
  • Sticking Patterns in 13/16 
  • Sticking Patterns in 7/8 
  • Sticking Patterns in 15/8 
  • Larger Meters---Sticking Phrases in 5/4 
  • PART II---Additional Possibilities 
  • Alternating Phrases 
  • Combining Phrases 
  • Naturally Longer Phrases 
  • Permutations 
  • Mixing Different Rhythms 
  • Mixing Different Materials 
  • Summary