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Today’s post is the second half of Charlie’s episode about the Burton grip. He covers single independent strokes, playing runs, and a hybrid version of the grip that helps accommodate playing some of the newer repertoire.

Have you tried the “hybrid Burton grip?” What other variations do you have on the standard technique? Share your ideas with everyone in the comments.

Originally posted on DrumChattr on September 15, 2010 by Shane Griffin.

Dave Gerhart

Dave Gerhart

Dr. Dave Gerhart, Product Manager, Percussion for Yamaha Corporation of America and Lecturer of Percussion at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Gerhart, originally from Fairfield, California, holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California, M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach.
Dave Gerhart

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