The Most Important Element of Jazz Improvisation?

by | Jazz Improvisation

Did you know that a few wrong notes played with great timing over a tight groove will often go by unnoticed by many, whereas the opposite, a great melodic line played with bad timing will be apparent even to most musically uneducated ears?

In this lesson I demonstrate a musical experiment to show you how and why RHYTHM is the first and foremost element most ears perceive and often the ultimate factor that determines how we rate a performance. After proving this point, I discuss 5 practice tips to help you strengthen your rhythm and timing.


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