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In the Clouds

The Stan Signature. This groove has feel for days and promises to take you away on a journey of groove. This lessons will also test your independence and feel. Simply playing the notes off the page won’t do, you have to bring the vibe. Take your time on this beat to line up each note, making every effort to slow down before speeding up. Make it Funky, try swinging it and don’t apologize. Practice this with a drum machine to really lock it in and listen to note placements. “The Magic is in playing it slow.” We Present to you, In the Clouds with Stanley Randolph


This Lesson is worth 300 points

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  • Gfdrums 4 years ago

    I love it

  • IsaacCologne 4 years ago

    Please break down those bell hits! Very complex but sound amazing

    • Jake Nicolle 4 years ago

      Check out the attached PDF to see where the bell hits land Isaac! :)

  • Alec Parrish 4 years ago

    I think my favorite part of this video is that Stan was 100% on the money the entire time without having a click. He even talked about playing to a met, but didn’t even need one! Legend.

    • Jake Nicolle 4 years ago

      Alec, you’re totally right… That’s years of playing to a click live and in the studio for artists like Stevie Wonder… He IS the metronome :)

  • johnoch 4 years ago

    this is so amazing!!

  • Jim Brenner 4 years ago

    WOW!! Amazing!!

  • Joey Ossey 4 years ago

    WOW. Could be my favorite thus far… Love the ‘chick’ on the hi-hat. That felt super unnatural at first, but breaking it down slow was the key!

    • Jake Nicolle 4 years ago

      Joey, seriously!! I want to see a video online STAT. Then I can share that with the rest of the #180Family ;)

  • Dana Brejakova 4 years ago

    sweeeeeeeeeeeeet !