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Reggae and Boss Nova combined beats

Pibroch

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Our soft pop covers band is wanting to add a bossa nova beat to this slow "reggae" we've decided to add to our song list:


My first idea is, for me the drum set player, to add the straight bossa nova "clave" on a pedal cowbell.

Any other suggestions?
 
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JDA

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left hand play the clave over top of that

tick..tick..tick...tick tick.

don't know if combining w/ improve it..
 

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Oh, wow. I only know the They Might Be Giants version. Never thought it was a cover, as they don't usually cover other songs.

 


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