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JAZZ and RHYTHM
Transcript of JAZZ and RHYTHM
Syncopation-Strong accents (or a strong emphasis) that contradicts the meter
Groove is the overall framework in which rhythmic things happen
Tempo is the speed of a piece of music
Rhythm is the separation of sounds and silences
What is Rhythm????
Sounds and silences are put together to form a pattern of repeated sounds.
Rhythm has a pulse or steady beat
Beats can be stronger or longer or shorter or softer
What is Tempo????
What is Meter????
Meter is the feel of a piece
Meter organizes the pulses and rhythm
Most Jazz is in a common meter and is in groups of fours
What is Syncopation????
Backbeat = 1
Four Beat Pulse + Backbeat= GROOVE
What is Groove???
The main groove in jazz is Swing
What is swing?
Short rhythmic or melodic phrase that is repeated through a piece
Also known as a riff
Find two songs that you like listening to that have jazz influences
Describe what makes them jazzy
Make sure I can tell you understand what each of the above terms mean
Don't have any songs that are jazz influenced?
What is a backbeat?
Groups: Describe the "groove"
What is the main groove in jazz?