Here are 3 suggestions for rhythmic training in music:
- Build up your rhythm “vocabulary”.
Pay careful attention to the rhythm of music you listen to, and seek out different genres, band configurations and so on which will stretch your sense of what kinds of rhythm are possible. Work on imitating them on your own instrument.
- Record yourself.
If you’ve been playing music for a while you probably have a pretty good ear for whether rhythmic timing is tight and accurate – but it’s very hard to listen for this properly while you’re actually playing.
Record your practice and then take the time to listen back. It may make you uncomfortable at first! But you’ll see where there’s room for improvement and this will really help you hone your rhythm