Signed in as Sign out. You guys are hilarious???????????????? I think it is frustrating, but I have a good majority of it memorized, but it is hard. It sounds jerky and stilted, not at all the smooth rolling rhythm that we should get with swing timing. Everything is related to this time-wise. That seems remarkably fast to my DAW-trained eyes.
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Notation is a mnemonic device for things heard, firstly — much like we learn to speak before we learn to read. This one has a sixteenth note pulse, and it sounds much closer to the present: An example is Tom Jones in 16 Tons. Start by taking a look at the following exercise, and notice the difference in two interpretations. It sounded like the soundtrack to someone falling down 20 flights of stairs while holding a hi-hat. I remember trying to program an old BOSS drum machine to do a simple bonehead blues rock beat, this was back in the dark ages. I LOVE the forum, too.
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The swing playback works fantastic for eighth notes! And every great player has a different concept of swing. Groove Construction, Part Check your own time by recording yourself frequently. As a musician this means listen to great players and groups. Roger Linn , its creator, invented both methods to change the timing of notes using computer technology.
The OP's teacher however asks him to notate it the way he will want it to sound. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. It may be easy to master how to write swing, but trust me it is hard to master to play it - I say this as a professional and a long time teacher. I can assure you that upbeats are all accented in jazz. Types of Rhythms Covered: