12 Variations of 3/4 Linear Independence Against 4/4 Ostinato Patterns

The following twelve examples will test your 4-limb coordination. Each example pits 2 limbs playing a repeated 3/4 linear pattern against the other 2 limbs playing ostinato beats. Can you play all twelve?

Ex1: Bass Drum and HiHat Repeat the 3/4 Linear Pattern Against 4/4 Ride and Snare Ostinatos

Ex2: Same as Ex1 Except Switch the HiHat and Bass

Ex3: Ride and Snare Repeat the 3/4 Linear Pattern Against Bass and HiHat 4/4 Ostinatos

Ex4: Same as Ex3 Except Switch the Snare and Ride

Ex5: Bass Drum and Ride Play the 3/4 Linear Pattern, Snare and HiHat Play 4/4 Ostinatos

Ex6: HiHat and Ride Plays 3/4 Linear Pattern, Snare and Bass Play 4/4 Ostinatos

Ex7: Ride, Snare (both played with R Hand) and Bass Play 4/4, HiHat and L Hand (on tom) Plays 3/4 Linear Pattern

Ex8: Bass and Snare Play 3/4 Linear Pattern, Ride and HiHat Play 4/4

Ex9: Ride and Bass Play 3/4 Linear Pattern, Snare and HiHat Play 4/4

Ex10: Ride and HiHat Play 3/4 Linear Pattern, Snare and Bass Play 4/4

Ex11: Snare and HiHat Play 3/4 Linear Pattern, Ride and Bass Play 4/4

Ex12: Snare and Bass Play 3/4 Linear Pattern, Ride and HiHat Play 4/4

If you made it through all twelve, congratulations!!