Rhythm: What It Is and How to Improve Your Sense of It. For All Instruments. Reference. All Styles. Multiple Levels. Book. 170 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.0975466704).
ISBN 9780975466704. All Styles. 8.75x10.75 inches.
Good musicianship requires deep mastery of rhythm - feeling it, playing it, and understanding it. In this one-of-a-kind guide, veteran percussionist Andrew Lewis offers time-tested techniques for entering the world of rhythm and inhabiting it comfortably, whether playing the basics or meeting the most advanced challenges.
Designed to benefit every musician, not just drummers, the contents include:
* Insightful explanations of core concepts, from pulse and pattern to polyrhythm and phrasing
* Exercises to help you improve your feel, your sense of time, and your overall accuracy
* Advanced exercises and tools for handling the most complex and difficult rhythms
* Guidance on the habits, attitudes, and practices that contribute to excellent performance.