Ive learned its not so important which notes you play as long as they feel good. This concept has taken my musical journey in a much less analytical direction. My brain is now able to do less work to make music sound the way I want it to. As a drummer, my focus is to lock in the groove. When Im jamming with a bass player, I dont want to get lost considering how difficult and impressive I can make my beat. I want to find something basic that feels good and build on it. Eventually, this might lead to a very complex beat. It may lead to a more generic beat. Wherever it leads, my goal is to keep it grooving. The second the groove is lost is when I havent accomplished what Im aiming for.

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