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5-Stroke Roll Workout | Cellular Practice Method


If you missed our introductory post for this practice concept, be sure to read through it here. This variation of sequence is based on traditional gridding and is structured as the following: AAAA, BAAA, ABAA , AABA, AAAB, BBAA, ABBA, AABB, BAAB, BBBA, ABBB, BABB, BBAB, BBBB. It’s a good idea to repeat each part of the sequence as needed before moving on to the next. SYNKD’s proprietary ‘Bar Isolation” function comes in handy here.

Cellular Practice- Five Stroke Roll Workout
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5-Stroke Roll Workout Exercise

We're taking a similar approach to last week's exercise with the sequence variation and maintaining a sticking pattern while changing the rhythm. In this case, we're utilizing the 5-stroke roll as our sticking pattern with a 16th note subdivision for "Cell A" and a 16th note quintuplet subdivision for "Cell B". This is certainly trickier than it looks!

Click the button above via your iOS device to download the SYNKD rhythm chain. If it's your first time downloading and importing files for rhythm chains with SYNKD, follow the instructions from this blog post.

If you experience issues with downloading the .mid file via Google Drive, tap the three dots in the top right corner of the screen, select "Open In" and then "Save to Files" to choose a destination. We recommend creating a folder for SYNKD rhythm chains.


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