Counting

Discussion in 'Blues Solo Construction Kit' started by Rebel G, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. Rebel G

    Rebel G Blues Newbie

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    It would be great if Griff would write out the counting on the licks. It would help with learning how to notate and count properly
     
  2. HotLks

    HotLks Blues - it's in me and it's got to come out.

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    Try this:

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    If you do something similar to this it will help you. Also, the very excercise of counting it out while you write it will make it crystal clear to you. At least it does for me. After marking up a page like this I've got it down well.

    See you down the road! :thumbup:
     
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  3. Rebel G

    Rebel G Blues Newbie

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    Thanks for the information. I appreciate it
     
  4. mountain man

    mountain man Still got the Blues!

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    Griff stresses counting in all his courses. Some more than others. The two that helped me out the most were Pentatonic Scale & Technique Mastery and then also Strumming and Rhythm Mastery.
     
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  5. Elio

    Elio Student Of The Blues

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    I use the same approach of writing the count down on the tab. It's a little less convenient than having it provided to me but it does force me to listen to the recording while following through the notation in order to think it through. Overall, I think that there is a lot of benefit to doing it yourself that way.
     
  6. PapaBear

    PapaBear Guit Fiddlier

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    What they said
     
  7. jmin

    jmin San Francisco, CA

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    I swear I could almost hear Griff saying: "It would be great if YOU would write out the counting...."
     
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  8. Dr. Ron

    Dr. Ron 1 and uh 2 and uh 3 and uh 4 and uh.....

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    A big time Ditto! You have to write out the counting yourself to help internalize.