IN THE JAZZ GENRE, Big Band Swing Music is the most elegant and regal of Music From America. This style of music has been heard and loved throughout the World. In Hollywood Movies, when they want to use an elegant music they incorporate BIG BAND SWING.
BIG BAND SWING MUSIC. of course, encompasses a multitude of tempos and moods. There is everything from "Toe Tapping" fast moving rhythms to slow love songs and mood music. Ballads, Waltz's; March's; and Grand Classical Compositions have all been recorded in the Swing Style.
"CD-HI HAT's" namesake is just one of the many implements of a Swing Drummers array of options. This fantastic background rythym is played in a syncronizaton of both the foot and hand held drum stick, which accents the second and fourth beats of "cut-time" tempos.
LISTEN CAREFULLY.....AND YOU WILL HEAR THIS INSTRUMENT IN MOST ALL BIG BAND TUNES.
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