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Old 04-25-2017, 07:22 PM
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Default Re: Playing offbeats while listening to quarter notes

This may sound cliche but you gotta go slow! Find a tempo where you can play the upbeats while tapping your foot on the downbeats (it doesn't matter how slow) and go from there. Make sure it's smooth and you are feeling confortable. Then try again at a faster tempo (just a little bit) . If there are still problems, go back to playing it slower. Repeat.

Coordination stuff can be pretty tricky, but slow is always good as an starting point. A teacher use to say, play it so slow that you can't mess it up. It's hard though!
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