In our last two workshops we explored the art of the shuffle and introduced 5/4 and 5/8 meters.
All odd-metered time signatures and grooves result from various combinations of twos and threes.
CONSIDER THE HUMBLE SHUFFLE rhythm.
We’ve devoted a lot of space here
in the Rhythm Workshop to exploring rhythmic
groupings of twos and threes, but did
you know that these ...
A “rhythmic motif” is a short and often repetitive rhythm figure onto which any chords or melody notes may be grafted.
A cool instructional video about many of the subtleties of playing reggae guitar with Tuff Lion. Jah mon!
In western cultures ,
harmony is conveyed in two basic ways: the
vertical, as in chords [Ex. 1a], and the horizontal,
as in arpeggios [Ex...
Hearing a rhythm is a prerequisite to playing it.
Last time around, we concentrated on repetitive 3/8 and 3/16 hemiolas, or three-against-four rhythmic displacements, but this concept can al...
The pentatonic scale is not just for soloing anymore!
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