I am always looking for inspiration and new musical ideas. As an electronic producer, I have mainly looked at Hip Hop, Dubstep, Trap, and House music for rhythmic inspiration. Last year I started diving more into Blues, Jazz, Rock, and other genres and add that influence. It opened me up to a world of music with a different style and expression. I love what Billy Gibbon said about the Blues:

The blues is a mighty long road. Or it could be a river, one that twists and turns and flows into a sea of limitless musical potential.

During my exploration, I created a library of Jazz and Blues MIDI Patterns. This way I can drag it into Ableton Live (or any DAW) and use it as a starting point for my drums. I found some great swing, strange meters, and new ideas in these Genres.

I went ahead and packaged the MIDI into a free / by donation collection.  You can drag these into any DAW and use them in your music.

For those using Ableton Live 10+ I created a Live Set with the MIDI and a custom Jazz Drum Rack.

Jazz Drum Ableton Live Rack Live 10 Grey

Download the Free / By Donation Collection and start experimenting.

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Enjoy using the MIDI Drum Patterns in your music. If you make something, feel free to share it in the comments. I’ll end with a famous quote from the classic Art Tatum.

“There is no such thing (in Jazz) as a wrong note, just the next note”

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