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Adding the Swing Rhythm to Get the Piedmont Sound

Lesson ID: TB036

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Here are a couple of bullet points from the lesson:

  • Playing in time is huge, use a metronome
  • The tempo is not changing, just the division of the beat and the way we count
  • Start slow and progress through the tempos

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