The Swing Feel

Rhythmic Ties
October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

The Swing Feel

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Are you a swinger baby? Do you swing?

The term Swing refers to the musical technique of playing eighth notes unevenly, creating a skipping effect in the rhythm.

The down beats are extended and the upbeats shortened.

A good way to get the swing feel into your head is by counting triplets without the middle note.

Straight vs. Swung