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Accented Ostinato's
Accent ostinato?
yes just accenting can be classed as an ostinato
Try to play all your rock and funk grooves 
with a strong up beat accent on the hi hat
sometimes a rather tricky ostinato to pull off  (A)
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To easy? Try this.....
Vinnie Coliuta adds this style of accenting quite often.
Hi hat ostinato(B) is used in the Sting track "SEVEN DAYS " the accents play over the bar line.

7 days

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You could mess around with this type
of idea forever just seeing how far you can go
with out losing basic phrase.
Yes this will drive you nuts  : )
 Virgil Donati seems to cope quite well with similar patterns in broken sevens over normal kit rhythms .......O M G !!! ha.