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(Arms outstretched like an aeroplane)


Happy Birthday...(Fill)
Taken from Raz's Groove
 

Agogos start with

Tamborins play as well on the 2nd time,

Timbas join in on the 3rd time,

Snares (Caixas) join in on the 4th time

Surdos join in on the 5th time (Quietly)

Everyone plays it again louder for the last time.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

 
 
 


 
     
     
 

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(Hand on Forehead, like Homer Simpson's "Doh!")


Doh a Deer...(Fill)
 

All Surdos OR All of the band.

Play 1 verse of "Doh a Deer" from the Film, Sound of Music.

 
 
 


 
  This is often used as a Surdo Groove, especially in a Procession, whilst the rest of the band play another Groove on the top of it.
     
 

Moose Head Fill


"Moose Head" - Surdos Only.
Fill and Groove 8 Break.
(click Image to hear it)
  Low Surdos

Time to do my Stu-ff

  High Surdos

Aligator
 

Medium Surdos

Aligator
     
  Please note that Low Surdo ends on the 3rd Beat and High Surdo Starts on the 3rd Beat, with Mediums starting on the 4th Beat, resulting in a continous loop.
 
"Surdo we love" - Surdos Only
(click Image to hear it)
 All Surdos

Sam-ba         We love to play
Sam-ba         We do
Sam-ba         We love to play

 High Surdos

Merilly
 

Medium Surdos

Merilly
 

Low Surdos

Yes
 All Surdos WE DO
 

"Play my Drum" - Surdos Only
(click Image to hear it + Click HERE to hear it played with snares in background)

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I    like to play my drum    ev - ry day

 

 

CLAVE (click Image to hear it)

1 23    12 
   Up and down fill - (click Image to hear it)

1   12   123   1234   12345
1234    123    12    1


The last
1 is the first beat of the next bar.
   

Up yours - (click Image to hear it)

Give me some dinner

Just give me some pizza

 

 

Antennae fill (click Image to hear it)

1   2   3   4
Aligator Aligator

1   2   3   4
123123123123

1   2   3   4
Aligator Aligator

1   2   3   4
123123123123


(Four triplets or four merilly’s)

  

CLAVE FILL
3 claves and then the ending building up in volume
(a clave is 123 12)
(Merilly means play a triplet 123)

 

1st Clave

Tamborims, shakers, agogo

2nd Clave

As above + timbas and snares
3rd ClaveAll Band
Merilly Merilly       yes      we do
All Band
 

 

SILENCE
(click Image to hear it played in a groove.)

No playing for 4 beats.

 Four Beats

 

 

FOUR BEATS(click Image to hear it)

All play 4 Beats.

  

MUM Fill
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Surdos

Mum

Mum

Mum

 

 

Everyone else

Is it nearly time for my dinner

Is it nearly time for my dinner

Is it nearly time for my dinner


(all play)Piz-za & chips
 
Side V - No recording of this yet...
Used to speed-up or slow down a groove.
 

Leader's Call :-

Band's response :-

Leader's Call :-

Band's response :-

Samba samba         Do you love samba

Of   -   course         We - do

Samba samba         do you love samba

Aligator  Aligator  Aligator  1

 

 

*EARS* - (click Image to hear it)
 

Leader plays

 

Band's Response

 

SAMBA DO YOU LOVE IT
yes we do
SAMBA DO YOU LOVE IT
yes we do
SAMBA DO YOU LOVE IT
yes we do
I LOVE TO PLAY YES WE LOVE TO PLAY
too
The "too" that we all play comes just before the first beat of the next bar.
 

Please note that this list is only a few of our fills.

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