Experiential Learning by Jacob Collier

Jacob Collier

Here’s what Jacob has to say about learning how to gain great rhythmic abilities, "For me, experiential learning is way, way more important than intellectual learning". -- Taken from YouTube below. “Poly-rhythms is about being exact but life is not about being exact”. “In life, you learn most -   when you take a step forward,… Continue reading Experiential Learning by Jacob Collier

Preview of Song Rhythm Tracks iOS app / iPhone-X (vimeo)

How can I use the Song Rhythm Tracks? What’s my licence?

Alive Drumming grants license to remix its tracks.  That is, you can take the Song Rhythm Tracks audio, mix with your own content, and sell that mix as your own work without paying a fee to Alive Drumming.

Alive Drumming prohibits resale or redistribution of its un-mixed, original Song Rhythm Tracks.  You cannot sell or give away these tracks unless you mix them into a new creative piece of work.

Alive Drumming appreciates artistic attribution but does not require attribution in your remixed works.  You do not need to attribute Alive Dr

Song, “On Green Dolphin Street” –

This Song Rhythm Track will fit "On Green Dolphin Street", a 32-bar form of
8-bars of latin | 8-bars of swing | 8-bars of latin | 8-bars of swing.

This arrangement is a 12-bar intro', followed by 3 choruses of 32-bar "Green Dolphin Street" form (8/8|8/8), followed by an 8-bar ending using a "Bossa-then-Swing" rhythm at 145 bpm.

As supplied on the “Jazz and Blues Sampler”, Apple iOS App.

Yep, #SongRhythmTracks has the easiest rhythm track #arranger ever!


Song, “Just Friends” Cha Cha –

Fits many 32-bar A1A2 songs, even some unexpected ones for the Cha Cha rhythm such as "Just Friends".  5 Choruses of 32-bar A1A2 (no intro or ending).

As supplied on the "Jazz and Blues Sampler", Apple iOS App.

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Who are Song Rhythm Tracks for?

All Musicians!   New Musicians;    Experienced Musicians;     Great Musicians;

Really, any musician including Pianists, Guitarists, Horn Players, Singers and even Drummers.

The tracks can be used for practice, jamming, gigging and cutting a release.

They cover a wide selection of musical genres with 1000's of rhythms available.

They are best for musicians who play songs or 'numbers'  and wish to have an inspiring rhythmic accompaniment that fits the song they are playing, both rhythmically and the musical form.

They are particularly useful for music teachers and students a

Song, “All I Have To Do Is Dream” –

Song Rhythm Tracks that fits "All I Have To Do Is Dream", using a Nashville Country Pop Ballad at 85 bpm.

As supplied on the “Country Music Sampler”, Apple iOS App.

Better #musicianship #practising with #SongRhythmTracks at


How do you explain “Song form” to a 6-year old?

It's the number of bars in each section of the song.  Shall we count them?

Understanding song form is a lot easier than you might think, especially from the perspective of rhythm tracks.  It simply is how many sections there are and how many bars there are in each.  Some song forms are so popular that they have been given their own name, such as “32-bar AABA” or “16-bar Tune”.  Here’s how you can figure it out for a tune – counting !  Count the number of sections and the number of bars in each section.  In sheet music, bars are separated by a vertical bar ( | ) and sections are separated by a double vertical bar ( || ) – Check out 



Song Rhythm Tracks – Users’ Testimonials

We canvassed some opinions from social media.  It is always interesting to see how others view Song Rhythm Tracks.  See what you think.

No.1 for Musician's Usability

      Ethan - Kyoto, Japan. Sax player. Plays pop, rock, blues, jazz, bop, ballads, everything really

Ethan Algan
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