Basic 4/4 Swing Beat for Drummers

The basic swing beat is the foundational groove of the standard jazz repertoire. It serves as a starting point and a basis from which to work on further development. 

Basic Bossa Nova Groove for Drummers

The straight 8th, bossa nova feel is an essential groove for any jazz drummer to have in their tool kit. It acts as a starting place for other straight 8th grooves and helps promote limb independence, variation, dynamics, and syncopation.