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Encyclopedia > One drop rhythm

Think Reggae music: A drumset playing style, popularized by Carlton Barrett (long-time drummer of Bob Marley and the Wailers), in which the backbeat is characterized by the dominant snare drum stroke and bass drum kick both sounding on the same note. The style is rather unique, solid, and the sound is clean, leaving relatively large open musical space for improvisation. Carlton Barrett Carlton Carly Barrett was the originator of the one drop rhythm, a percussive drumming style. ... Bob Marley Robert Nesta Marley (February 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981), better known as Bob Marley, was a singer, guitarist, songwriter and Rastafarian from the ghettos of Jamaica. ...



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