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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)

Why Song Form with Rhythm Tracks?

https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/blog/learning-jazz/drums/dealing-song-forms-tips-drummers/?utm_content=bufferc26db&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Check out the article above, "Dealing with Song Forms: Tips for Drummers" from the Learn Jazz Standards website. It is great advice for drummers on how to reinforce the song form while drumming.

Ever wondered why "Song Rhythm Tracks", and not just, "<span

Song, “El arroyo que murmura” – http://hearthis.at/1839577/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/2x1x12a12a6asalsaafrocuban68folkdry114variation1of1allmix/

El arroyo que murmura” – 2 choruses of the form, "12|12|6", with no intro’ or ending sections, using a folk Afro-Cuban 6/8 rhythm at 114 bpm

As supplied on the “Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler”, Apple iOS App.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1367015786

Try some #jamming with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com

 

 

Alive Drumming Releases 3.0 – The Giant Panda release of Song Rhythm Tracks

The Giant Panda, "User-Requests" Release - 3.0

The community asked; Alive Drumming listened.

  • SetList Sharing - Share your setlists in a similar way to sharing tracks
  • Search for SetLists - Download an entire album of tracks shared by others. Very handy for your rehearsals.
  • All samplers now can be downloaded as setlists.  Simply perform a setlist search for any of these names, "Afro-Cuban Salsa", "Jazz and Blues", and "Classic Country Music".  You will then receive all the track definitions (in the "deferred" state) where you can then choose, at any time, to download any of the tracks.
  • Reworked Search - More stable + Allows for more functi

“Creativity – Everything interferes with creativity” – Laurie Anderson

Creativity - Everything interferes with creativity. Boredom interferes with it, feeling rejected interferes with it. Who knows where creativity comes from or what it is?
- Laurie Anderson

Give yourself your best chance to be creative.  Get lost in the music.

Song, “El arroyo que murmura” – http://hearthis.at/1839577/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/2x1x12a12a6asalsaafrocuban68folkdry114variation1of1allmix/

El arroyo que murmura” – 2 choruses of the form, "12|12|6", with no intro’ or ending sections, using a folk Afro-Cuban 6/8 rhythm at 114 bpm

As supplied on the “Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler”, Apple iOS App.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1367015786

Try some #jamming with #SongRhythmTracks

at alivedrumming.com

 

 

Is Alive Drumming supporting my country or region?

Alive Drumming aims to cover all regions, countries, languages, and cultures.  Embracing a wide diversity of rhythms is what Alive Drumming is all about.  If we haven't adopted yours yet, we aim to in the future.  If you want yours to be supported now, why not contact us at marketing@alive-dumming.org

 

Alive Drumming, Drumming Technique and Musicianship, Feature Requests

Here’s what folk are saying about Song Rhythm Tracks – Eloa – http://mvnt.us/m843558

Drum Machines don’t work end-to-end. They’re not performance-ready - So I just use this one App and it’s fast and reliable for me during performance. Totally love this app.

- Eloa
http://mvnt.us/m843558

Could you give me some examples of Song Forms?

writing on a score
writing on a score

Song Forms for a number of songs are here

Musicianship, Song Rhythm Tracks, SongForm, Website

Song, “Watermelon Man” – http://hearthis.at/1784948/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/5x16bbbluesbbeven8dry085variation6of7allmix/

"Watermelon Man" -  Fits any 16-bar tune that you'd like to play with an even-8th 85 bpm tempo.  Here with a Bluey rhythm that is laid back but busy.

As supplied on the "Jazz and Blues Sampler", Apple iOS App.  https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1344104865

#arrange ANY song, easily with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com

 

How can I learn about song form?

Song form is the concept that every song has been composed around a musical form or structure.   Popular song often chooses simple forms as a basis but forms can be more complex as well.

A good reference on song form (structure) is the Wikipedia article,  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_structure

Alive Drumming aims to provide you with the easiest and most reliable methods to select or describe song form.

Song Form may be selected using either (i) traditional names such as ’16