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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?


    1) SSE

    2) ESS

    3) SSSS

    4) SES
  2. grifff


    Jan 5, 2009
    Towson, Maryland
  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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