Brushes on snare drum demonstrating the brushes drum groove

Acoustic Pop with brushes

16th note groove on brushes with acoustic instrumentation.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Of hi-hats close up indicating a disco drum groove

Funky Disco

16th note groove with a syncopated kick drum. Dry, warm-sounding. Inspired by Jamiroquai.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Motown inspired groove on drums

Motown Inspired

Up tempo groove inspired by the Motown records.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Drummer playing a slow rock groove

Slow Rock

A slow swung Rock groove. Inspired by Coldplay.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Studio drummer playing a rock groove

Medium Rock

Medium tempo, straight eight Rock groove, accompanied by electric guitars and bass.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

White snare drum with wooden hoop used on this slow Funk drum groove

Funk Down

A laid-back, 16th note Funk groove featuring horns.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

White snare drum with wooden hoops used on this Shuffle Funk groove

Shuffle Funk

Shuffle funk groove with swung 16th notes.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

White snare drum with wooden hoops used on this up tempo Funk groove

Funk Up

Up Tempo Funk.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Album cover from Goran Rista's Rista World

Lets Play This Game

A segment of a tune from Goran Rista's debut album, Rista World.

Composed, produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Custom red snare drum with wooden hoops that was used in this Country demo

Little Big Groove

A swung Country groove that utilizes snare brushes overdub over sticks groove.

A cover.

Studio drummer playing a country groove

Angel Groove

Straight eight country groove.

A cover.

Drummer playing a cross stick on the snare drum, such as in this audio demo

Slow Blues

A slow 6/8 Blues Groove. Starts on cross-stick, then moves to full snare.

Composed by John Fifield. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Session drummer's hand playing a ride cymbal shuffle pattern

Shuffle Blues

A typical shuffle blues groove.

Composed by John Fifield. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Album cover of Beverly Lewis'

The Jealous Kind

A dynamic straight 16ths groove. A selection from Beverly Lewis' album All Shades Of Blues.

Produced by John Fifield, mixed by Goran Rista.

Album cover from Beverly Lewis' album All Shades Of Blues

Since I Fell For You

A laid back 6/8 groove. A segment from Beverly Lewis' album All Shades Of Blues.

Produced by John Fifield, mixed by Goran Rista.

Jam block used in the groove in Jammin'

Jammin's Groove

A percussive, stomping Reggae groove to a well-known riff.

Mixed by Goran Rista.

White snare drum with wooden hoops used on this Reggae one drop groove

I Shot The Groove

Up tempo Reggae one drop groove over the well known chord progression.

Mixed by Goran Rista.

Hats closeup used in this relaxed one drop Reggae groove

Reggae Beat

Laid-back Reggae one drop groove.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Professional drummer playing Partido Alto Brazilian groove on drumset

Partido Alto

Traditional Partido Alto groove, played in variations on drums.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Session drummer playing medium tempo Samba groove on drumset

Samba (medium tempo)

Medium tempo Samba groove, orchestrated in several way on drumset.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Professional session drummer playing fast Brazilian Samba groove

Samba (up tempo)

Up Tempo Samba, a couple of variations on drumset.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Studio drummer playing Afoxe Brazilian groove on drums

Afoxe

Traditional Afoxe groove, orchestrated on drumset with auxiliary bells.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Session drummer playing Baio, a Brazilian groove on drums

Baio

Traditional Baio groove, orchestrated on drumset.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Studio session drummer playing Maracatu, a Brazilian groove on drumset

Maracatu

Traditional Maracatu groove orchestrated on drumset.

Composed by Cezar Santana. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

CD cover of Toty Viola's Jazzissimo!

To Mr. Tiggs

Slightly swung Jazzy groove with percussion. From Toty Viola's album Jazzissimo!

Composed by Toty Viola. Mixed by Goran Rista. Mastered by Bob Katz.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

...And We'll Dance

Medium swing in 3/4. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Goran Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

Spanija

Latin Fusion tune with a drum solo. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Mire Rista. Arranged, produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

Don't Lose

Latin Fusion groove in 7/8 with percussion. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

6th Sense

Fusion Jazz tune in 6/8. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

Don't Lose

Latin Fusion groove in 7/8 with percussion. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Boyan Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Cover of Goran Rista's album, Rista World

Have We Met Before?

A Fusion Plena groove on drums and percussion. From Goran Rista's album Rista World.

Composed by Goran Rista. Produced and mixed by Goran Rista.

Red roses representing Flamenco music

Buleria

Traditional Flamenco Buleria rhythm in 12 on cajon. Featuring Luis Mejia on guitars and Diogo Brown on bass.

Mixed by Goran Rista.

Cajon and percussion representing Rumba/ Flamenco music

Rumba (medium tempo)

Medium tempo Spanish Rumba groove on cajon.

Luis Mejia-guitars, Diogo Brown-bass. Mixed by Goran Rista.

Cajon and percussion representing Rumba/ Flamenco music

Rumba (up tempo)

Up tempo Spanish Rumba groove on cajon.

Luis Mejia-guitars, Diogo Brown-bass. Mixed by Goran Rista.

Goran Rista's album cover for Rista World

Horizont

A lounge/ drum 'n bass style groove that goes from syncopated to simple.

Composed, produced and mixed by Goran Rista. From album Rista World.

Toty Viola's CD cover for Jazzissimo!

Angels In New York

A lounge groove From Toty Viola's album Jazzissimo!

Composed by Toty Viola. Mixed by Goran Rista. Mastered by Bob Katz.

Goran Rista's album cover for Rista World

While It Snowed

A Caribbean- inspired groove with a Fusion twist.

Composed, produced and mixed by Goran Rista. From album Rista World.

Goran Rista's album cover for Rista World

Have We Met Before?

Puerto Rican Plena in conjunction with drums.

Composed, produced and mixed by Goran Rista. From album Rista World.

Goran Rista's album cover for Rista World

Spanija

A blend of Rumba and Salsa with a Fusion twist. Composed by Mire Rista.

Arranged, produced and mixed by Goran Rista. From album Rista World.