I am interested in the way in which Spatial 3D Drum Notation can inform the understanding of the individual elements of drumming style- playing ahead and behind the beat- ghost notes and slurs…this video illustrates the playing of 100 basic jazz and HipHop beats.
Notes are repsented by spheres along a stylized 3D notation- velocities are represented by the diameter of the spheres. Tempo = 150 BPM at 4/4 for 1 or 2 bars.
I am also interested in alternative ways in which these elements of drumming can be represented using CAD software in the form of voronoi lattice structures. Here, drum notes are placed along a timeline, with note velocity represented as distance in the Z plane- note durations are further represented by a second lattice extending further in the Z plane.