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.
Either you have a purpose behind your expression... or you don't.