eBook + Online Video
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
The follow-up to Intro to Polyrhythms, a method for learning advanced rhythm, polyrhythm, and metric/harmonic superimposition, looks at rhythm through a magnifying glass and enables the student to see, sing and hear various subdivisions and groupings of subdivisions. This book can be used by any and all instrumentalists. Metric Modulation will greatly improve the student's improvisational ability to create and respond to rhythmic musical dialogue.
The book is complete with general exercises for all instrumentalists as well as specific exercises for pianists, bassists and drummers. The included online videodemonstrates of all the material from the book, including improvised examples by Ari Hoenig and Johannes Weidenmueller in duo as well as trio with Aaron Goldberg. Transcriptions on how to harmonically navigate through polyrhythm inside standard jazz forms are included. The video musical examples can be watched, and played along to. Standard notation. Includes access to online video.
Explanation of Terms
Eighth Note Groupings in 4/4
Triplet Groupings in 4/4
Displacing the Harmonic Rhythm
About the Authors
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