Syncopated patterns abound in traditional cultures. No matter your instrument, the skills of syncopation will bring your playing to the next level.
Throughout the music and dance in lots of traditional cultures, syncopated patterns abound that express the playful dynamic between tension and release. Here are 10 keys to navigating syncopation, and this class will balance practices, explanations, listening, simple math tricks, brainstorming mnemonic devices, stepping, with examples galore of hand patterns for drummers. These skills are easily adapted to strumming, bowing and picking for you fiddle, guitar, banjo, and ukulele players. Horn and woodwind players, we’ll put your double-and triple tonguing chops to the test too!