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Jazz & More Guitar Lessons: Metrical Modulations

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Tricks and Techniques,
Metrical Modulations.
This is an interesting subject
called Metrical Modulations.
It means that you, I mean, normally when
you play, you use certain note values.
You use like eighth notes,
sixteenth notes, triplets.
Here I will show you a way to play
a little bit outside rhythmically.
And we gonna pick a song, this one
is called There is No Greater Love.
You can find it at AGU Tunes,
the backing track.
I'm using this backing track now and
what I'm gonna do is actually start
by playing like eighth notes.
And then after a while, I will start
feeling if the tempo is like this.
One [SOUND] two [SOUND]
three [SOUND] four, one.
[SOUND] I will start feeling.
Fourth note triplets.
So I kind of imagine on top of
this [SOUND] four, four swing.
[SOUND] I imagine.
Or you imagine like a six, eight feel.
[SOUND] One, two, three.
[SOUND] One, two three.
[SOUND] One, two, three, four, five, six.
[SOUND] One, two, three, four, five, six.
And on top of that, I will improvise with
eighth notes over this new tempo, like.
And I will really try to play it,
swing it in this new tempo that I'm used
to imagining on top of the original.
So one.
[SOUND] Two.
[SOUND] Three.
[SOUND] Four.
So so I will play new eighth note on
top of, of this new six, eight feel.
So let's have a listen and,
and see if it works out.
I will al, also switch back and forth
between the eighth notes [SOUND] and, and
these, and this new tempo that
I'm imagining on top of it.
Back in.
All right.
And so on.
So try this and
play along with the backing track and,
and see if you can kind of,
you don't have to play these long,
really long lines in the beginning.
We, we can take it from the top again and
listen to the backing track and
I will try to play a little bit simpler,
so, so, so you will get into it.
You have the eighth notes.
Eighth notes in new tempo.
Back in.
Back in
So this is very difficult but
once you get it, it will be
an interesting flavor to your playing.
You can go outside rhythmically as
well and not just harmonically.
So practice this and
send in a video for me to review.
Thank you.