Sunday, August 25, 2013

More meter-within-meter phrases

Here's a little supplement to the meter-within-meter introduction of a few days ago: some additional two, four, and eight measure practice phrases:

It's easy to get yourself into trouble with this, so it's important to count out loud until you're very familiar with how the 3/4 lays against the longer phrases in 4/4. Once the phrases are feeling good as written, substitute the alternative 3/4 patterns from the previous entry. Also practice alternating each phrase with a few measures of normal jazz time— paying attention to how you get into and out of the 3.

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