The second in a series of quick, sketchily-outlined demonstrations of my practice methods. Here I give a couple of my variations on common ways of using Ted Reed’s Syncopation. If you’ve worked with that book much, you’re aware that it can yield some very dense results. What I’ve done is simplify them a little to make them more musically appealing (and more Elvin-like), and to allow them to be used at faster tempos.

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