Tricky rhythms made easy. Increase your knowledge about unusual meters. Rock musicians throughout history have turned to international / multi-cultural rhythms for new and fresh inspiration. Musicians of all forms will expand their musicality beyond limits of space and time.
This CD features advanced rhythmic pattern examples for instruction and practice. Each pattern is clearly counted and the skeletal form established for play-along practice. Listeners may follow along with the typed insert for further clarity. In the following track, the rhythm pattern is played at a comfortable tempo, as an example of how it can be used in performance, or for writing new music.
The "performance" tracks highlight Middle Eastern ornamentation & embellishments such as Turkish velveli.
These rhythms have been sourced from the music traditions of Persia, Turkey, and the Arab world - Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco!