October 9, 2015
The-Chromatic-Scale

The Chromatic Scale: The Mother of all Scales

Most Western music can be traced back to the Chromatic Scale as it is the foundation of all of the scales and chords that we use. […]
October 7, 2015
Rhythm-Slashes

Rhythm Slashes

Rhythm slashes are a shorthand way of conveying how a chord is to be strummed. The chord name is placed above the Staff and the slash marks […]
October 7, 2015
Best-of-Rhythm-Lessons

Syncopation

The term Syncopation refers to the technique of accenting the weak beats in the rhythm. This can add rhythmic tension or create a groove. There are […]
October 7, 2015
The-Swing-Feel

The Swing Feel

The Swing Feel Are you a swinger baby? Do you swing? The Swing Feel refers to the musical technique of playing eighth notes unevenly, creating a […]
October 7, 2015
Rhythmic-Ties

Rhythmic Ties

Rhythmic Ties Rhythmic Ties or just “tie” is a curved line connecting two notes. This indicates that the duration of the two notes should be added together […]
October 6, 2015
Measures-and-Time-Signatures

Measures & Time Signatures

A measure or Bar is a segment of time broken into a certain number of beats. The value of beats in each measure is defined by […]
October 6, 2015
Beat-and-Tempo

Musical Beat & Tempo

Musical Beat & Tempo All music has a pulse.We usually call it the beat, and it is what keeps a piece of music moving along and […]