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Old 05-07-2013, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: When learning songs, do you actually memorize the number of bars in each part, or do you go by f

I feel that you should be able to count anything and everything. I can tell the bassist to watch out for the 16 th note anticipation at the end of bar 8 and we both get it.

Saves a lot of time.

I don't rely on cues from anyone. You should be able to play your songs with no accompaniment.

Yes, it's a lot of work but the working pros do it.
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