A Rhythmic Vocabulary: A Musician's Guide to Understanding by Alan Dworsky, Betsy Sansby PDF

By Alan Dworsky, Betsy Sansby

ISBN-10: 0963880128

ISBN-13: 9780963880123

A musician's consultant to figuring out and improvising with rhythm. This e-book is a street map to rhythm for any musician. It's for guitar avid gamers intrigued by way of the rhythms of global track. It's for keyboard avid gamers who've studied scales and chords and now are looking to learn rhythm in a scientific means. It's for drummers, bass gamers, and sax gamers who are looking to groove and solo with a deeper figuring out of rhythmic constitution. no matter what your device, which will play funkier and don't brain utilizing your head to do it, this publication is for you. This step- by-step entire path comprises: 1000s of styles drawn from African and Afro-Cuban rhythms defined and arranged in accordance with their buildings; Rhythmic suggestions and methods you should use to create your personal styles; Bite-sized classes prepared so as of trouble; Easy-to-read charts that even non-musicians can below- stand; A CD that creates a pragmatic, 3-dimensional rhythmic context so you might perform in; workouts to augment your below- status and assist you construct on what you're studying; and a bankruptcy on rhythm walking--a enjoyable solution to create rhythms together with your entire physique if you stroll.

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