Splitting Measures (4): Splits in 12/8

A 12/8 time signature offers a variety of interesting rhythms. In this lesson, you learn how to play a shuffle groove and other syncopated or near-polyrhythmic grooves.

Contents:
0:39 – Introduction
1:14 – The magic of 12
2:16 – Exercise 10: Simple shuffle groove: 3333
3:02 – Exercise 11: Symmetric splits: 2222222 3333 444 66
4:53 – Half-symmetric splits
5:19 – Exercise 12: The “half-symmetric” split: 33222
6:05 – Exercise 13: The asymmetrical split: 22323
6:47 – A note to exercise 13: 255, 552, 525

topics: rhythm, konnakol, shuffle, blues, polyrhythms

Level: beginner

Instruments: for all instruments

Duration: approx. 7:54 min


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