This week is all about our most important tool as musicians: the metronome. This week we are starting with some very basic material and we will progress over the next couple of episodes into more and more challenging ways of using this device. Have you ever really thought about where your time lies? I mean REALLY thought about it? Starting from this question we allow ourselves to accurately asses where we are with this important skill. This week is about the basics. Using the metronome on all four beats, on 2 & 4, and finally, switching that to 1 & 3. If we focus on doing this in both a swing and straight feel, we are well on our way to tightening up our time and feel.
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