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Playing 16ths In a Swing Setting

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Beginner Bass, May 6, 2010.


  1. Beginner Bass

    Beginner Bass

    Jul 8, 2009
    Round Rock, TX
    A&R, Soulless Corporation Records
    If you were given a sheet of music that said swinging 1/8s, and it had the following rhythms, how would you play each of the following?

    S=1/16
    E=1/8

    1) SSE

    2) ESS

    3) SSSS

    4) SES
     
  2. grifff

    grifff

    Jan 5, 2009
    Towson, Maryland
    2
     
  3. Think of it kind of like morse code.....

    ti = short
    tah = long

    1 - ti - ti - tah

    2 - tah - ti - ti

    3 - ti - ti - ti - ti

    4 - ti - tah - ti
     

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