How to Count Odd Time Signatures like 5/4 & 7/4Apr 25, 2023
In this video I'll show you how to count odd time signatures like 5/4 & 7/4.
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🕐 Odd Time Signatures Lesson Outline
0:00 - About this lesson
0:58 - What are odd time signatures?
1:55 - How people usually count 5/4 and 7/4
3:10 - The secret to feeling odd time signatures
5:18 - Accenting constant notes in 5/4
6:32 - Playing the pentatonic scale in 5/4
7:18 - 5/4 recap
7:44 - Playing and counting in 7/4
8:50 - Accenting constant notes in 7/4
9:44 - Playing the major scale in 7/4
10:58 - Every scale that is important to know (FREE PDF)
11:21 - What to watch next & outro
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💬 Odd Time Signatures Lesson Description
In this video I'll be breaking down how to count odd time signatures like 5/4 and 7/4.
These odd time signatures can be tricky, but they're essential for a wide range of musical styles, from jazz to world music.
Most of the time, when people play in odd time signatures, they sound contrived and unnatural.
In this lesson I'll be offering some tips and tricks for making these odd time signatures feel more natural, including a couple scales and cool rhythmic patterns.
Whether you're a beginner or an advanced player, understanding odd time signatures is a valuable skill that will take your playing to the next level.
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