Although we learn to count rhythms and beats when we learn to read music, being rhythmically adept isn’t, of course, dependent on reading music – people the world over, in all cultures, can follow or create a beat, and most don’t study music formally. For those who have trouble, it’s important to know that rhythm-impairmentContinue reading “Part 2: More on Rhythm Ability”
Please click on the Workshops page for a list of workshops I’m teaching in Seattle, Sedona and Spokane (banjo, harp and ergonomics).
Many musicians feel rhythmically challenged, at least at some time, and not just the beginners. It may happen when learning a new rhythm pattern, a polyrhythm, or playing with a metronome or ensemble for the first few times. And some believe they have no sense of rhythm at all. Is it really true that aContinue reading “A Sense of Rhythm – Do You Have It?”