Here we have a hi-hat variation made popular by reggae legends Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace and Carlton “Santa” Davis. This is a deceivingly simple pattern that will challenge your coordination and independence. You need to keep your hi-hat foot active to pull this pattern off and make sure not to lose the swing of the feel. Check out the song “Old Marcus Garvey” by Burning Spear for a perfect example of this technique.

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