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The first day of the Summer School was intended for those with little experience of the technical aspects of music, but it was helpful that some with more experience had chosen to come too, they lent… 272 more words

Summer School

Drummy Tip #10-How To Tell What Time Signature It's In: Part 2

What do we do when the measure is longer than 4/4? In this case, start by counting quarter notes until beat 1 comes back. For example, we would count 1,2,3,4,5 and keep going until we hear beat 1. 135 more words

Fun Music Friday - "15 Step" by Radiohead (2007) [Alt. Rock/Experimental Rock]

If you listen to Radiohead frequently, you’re no stranger to wonky time signatures and odd musical techniques. This one, however, sounds a bit more awkward at first. 327 more words

Music

Fun Music Friday - "15 Step" by Radiohead (2007) [Alt. Rock/Experimental Rock]

If you listen to Radiohead frequently, you’re no stranger to wonky time signatures and odd musical techniques. This one, however, sounds a bit more awkward at first. 327 more words

Music

Odd Times

Everyone knows a good beat when you hear it.  Your foot starts tapping.  Your head starts bobbing.  You can feel the groove.

Most pop music is written to get people dancing and moving to the music.   876 more words

Music

Let's Learn About Music: Part 2

Today I want to talk about the different types of notes and time signatures.

Time Signatures

The time signature is a notation used in music to specify how many beats  are in each measure and which note is to be given one beat. 255 more words

Music Appreciation

Bass: The Other Timekeeper

I recently played a gig where the songs kept speeding up. At the end of the second set, the drummer told me that we need to rein in the tempo. 695 more words

Bass Lesson