Musical U interviews Dr. Jeremy Dittus, founder of one of the leading schools in the United States that uses the hands-on Dalcroze method to teach music.
Behind every star rapper is a producer creating unforgettable beats for their songs. Pro producer Tim Koi shares his tips for crafting your own beats!
Musician and music educator Steve Nixon talks rhythm, improvisation, and gives his own inspiring take on the great musical debate of hard work vs. talent.
Piano pro Ruth Power shows you how to deepen your musical understanding using the art of active listening.
Most musicians struggle with reading and writing rhythms. This series will help you easily play rhythms from the score or write down rhythms you hear.
Learn how to read and count triplet and compound rhythms in this part of our Talking Rhythm series. With these exercises it’s as easy as counting 1, 2, 3.
The final part of our Talking Rhythm series, a recap of the count chant and Kodály methods using jazz and rock examples with practice audio and scores.
Take your rhythm counting to the next level and learn how to count syncopated rhythms using the Kodály method. With example audio clips and score notation.
Apple’s Garageband software can be used to work on basic ear training skills involving rhythm, pitch, melody, and harmony. This article will show you how.
Learn some of the most common rhythmic patterns found in music. This guide includes video/audio examples from rock, jazz, dance, and other beat driven music.
Curious about polyrhythms? Find out what a polyrhythm with examples from different genres and practice counting and playing them with some simple exercises.
Get some tips on how to incorporate rhythm practice into all your music activities. Includes rock and Latin practice tracks to improvise and jam with.