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Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! Two Notes – Many Options (Video 5)

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! (Mini- Series Video 5) Two notes – many options! Swing feel math! It’s a bit like hitting the “quantize” button in your DAW: how shuffled do

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Make it Swing! [Video 4]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: How to Make it Swing! [Video 4] WALKING BASS AND SWING It don’t mean a thing… if it ain’t got that swing! Learn how to use

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Phrasing is Everything! [Video 3 of 5]

Phrasing! What is Phrasing? It’s everything! This under-appreciated detail can make or break a groove. Rhythmic phrasing is a vital piece of phrasing. Are you conscious of your note lengths

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Syncopated Confusion! [Video 2 of 5]

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! (Video 2 of 5) This happened to me at a rehearsal once. We were all giving the sixteenth notes a slight shuffle but one of us

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya: Shuffle v Straight! (Video 1 of 5)

Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya! But you’ll be ready if you watch my brand new Mini-Series on Rhythm. Five bite-sized, but info-packed videos that will take the mystery out of a

Rhythmic Relevations

Rhythmic Revelations When a student of one of our Cohorts has a question and something is not clicking I cannot let it be. For instance: Natalie from our Cohort posted

The Story of Skippy [and Last Chance to pre-order with Discounts]

Skippy MacBeat Whether you call him the “metrognome” (Steve Bailey), the “basscot” (Forrest from our Facebook group), channeling Pete Townsend as “Skippy MacPete”, or by his real name Skippy MacBeat,

How to Make it Swing in Five Minutes

Make Your Walking Bass Swing Notes, notes, notes…It’s all about ‘da notes, right? We dutifully study “roots and fifths”, using chord tones and approach notes and enclosures… and then cool

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