Sammy K is a GRAMMY®-nominated educator and performer based in Los Angeles. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist and endorses Remo, Zildjian, Vic Firth and Kotz Cajon. His credits include Bob Hope, Dave Brubeck, Lucy Lawless, Jon Hendricks, Jimmy Heath, Disney, Six Flags and Ferrari.

Setting Up Jazz Figures on the Drum Set

How do you treat figures on the drum chart in big band and small group jazz? I want to provide some clarity for those of you who are jazz band educators who do not play the drum set.

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