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  Swung note - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In music, a swung note or shuffle note is the rhythmic device in which the duration of the initial note in a pair is augmented and that of the second is diminished.
Composers sometimes indicate swing rhythms by marking their scores with an indication that pairs of eighth notes should be treated as a quarter and an eighth in a triplet bracket.
Prevalent "dotted rhythms" such as these in the rhythm section of dance bands in the mid 20th century are more accurately described as a "shuffle"; they are also an important feature of baroque dance and many other styles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swung_note   (1035 words)

  
 Shuffle Rhythm
In shuffles and swing rhythms, the beat (one, two, three or four) and the let are accentuated to produce the feel.
Shuffles are a Fatback style, which means the second and fourth beats of the measure are accented.
Shuffles are often notated using rhythm notation normally reserved for eighth-notes and sixteenth-notes.
www.franksinger.com /Amusic/shuffle.htm   (172 words)

  
 The rhythm in the blues
These octaves however must be understood as shuffle, thanks to the presence at the beginning of the score of the symbol that we spoke of above.
Using the previous score, substituting the rhythm and inserting, for example, the rhythm from example 2 in beat A7, the rhythm from example 3 in beat with D7 and the rhythm from example 4 in E7.
Your assignment will be to change the rhythms, playing for example, the beat in A7 with the rhythm from example 1, or the beat in E7 with the rhythm from example 2, etc. In the next page we will analyze the bichords and the use of the shuffle accompaniment.
www.soundme.com /eng/blues/blue05.htm   (592 words)

  
 Blues Guitar Rhythm Lesson at Access Rock
Our blues guitar rhythm and blues shuffle lessons showed you how to play a basic "boogie" pattern.
This blues rhythm starts with the simple "boogie" rhythm, then replaces the last 2 eighth notes with an eighth note triplet rhythm which is hammered.
There isn't an easy way to play A5 rhythm 3 so use A5 measure 1 or 2 (if you are trying to play the 12 bar blues with rhythm 3).
www.accessrock.com /AdvancedLessons/blues-guitar-rhythm.asp   (311 words)

  
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The shuffle rhythm, heard in so many blues and jazz tunes, is based on a triplet feel which you should have no trouble accomplishing if you have been practicing the triplets on the Exercises page.
The next rhythm falls well outside of the latin category but features in so much pop music these days that it will be useful to drummers viewing the page and so I have included them here.
It resurfaced in the Indie rhythms of the eighties and is nowadays common in Drum n' Bass.
www.littlephil.free-online.co.uk /drumsother.htm   (893 words)

  
 The Annotated "Chinatown Shuffle"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Shuffle (1) A dance step of indefinite southern fl-American origin, perhaps dating from the 18th century, in which the feet are moved rhythmically acorss the floor without being lifted.
The alternation of long and short syllables (shuf-fle, shuf-fle,...) evokes its distinguishing rhythm, a subdivision of the beat into uneve triplets which is more specific than the fundamental swing or boogie-woogie rhythm only in that it is usually played legato and at a relaxed tempo.
"Boneyard Shuffle," by Hoagy Carmichael and Irving Mills
arts.ucsc.edu /gdead/agdl/shuf.html   (410 words)

  
 Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp
Analyzing bass-line shuffle grooves, sliding harmony figures, and a load of great riffs that are at the heart of her powerful accompaniments.
The most important element of his presentation, however, is hands-on guitar playing; hot licks, handy chords and roots rhythms are taught in the context of his favorite songs and arrangements and geared to players of all levels of experience.
Rhythm, groove, technique, etc. combined with rhyme-scheming, structure (or not), idea mining, and general tricks of the trade will be part of this study on how to say what you want to say and sound good doing it.
www.furpeaceranch.com /workshops.html   (5266 words)

  
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The A section has the famous Charleston rhythm whereas the B section is in a walking 4 for contrast.Ideal Tempo Range: 220 -270*Charleston,Bill Bailey,Sweet Georgia Brown @CHET.STY\Chet Atkins Style^This is a "boom chick" guitar style in the style of Chet Atkins/Merle Travis/Lenny Breau.Muteed guitar ('boom") and electric ("chick").
Rhythm is a mix of swing & st. 8ths.
The bass rhythm is 'dotted-quarter, dotted-quarter, quarter' throughout.
www.nortonmusic.com /Bbm.lst   (17737 words)

  
 A History of Rhythm'n'Blues
Jordan (who had inherited a band in 1938) shrank down the size of swing's orchestras, emphasized the dance rhythm (the "shuffle"), sharpened the sax and trumpet counterpoint, and sang the hardship of fl life in a detached (almost ironic) tone.
Another Mississippi refugee, vocalist J.B. Lenoir, was the first to aim blues music at contemporary political events, for example in the scathing Korea Blues (1951) and Eisenhower Blues (1955), and to indulge in histrionic behavior on stage (basically the progenitor of both Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger).
The boogie piano rhythm and the shrill sax solo were frequently the only elements that stood out, besides the vocals.
www.scaruffi.com /history/rb.html   (5677 words)

  
 Wilbur's Music Tutorial #5
Blues music regularly uses triplets, "shuffle patterns", and an emphasis on the "off-beat" note.
To keep things understandable (and consistent) with the BASIC RHYTHM (Tutorial #3) exercises, all examples stay in 4/4 time.
Understanding the TRIPLET is very important before moving on to the somewhat tricky "blues rhythms"....(especially the "shuffle" blues pattern).
www.hoerl.com /Music/music5_adv_rhythm.html   (744 words)

  
 Alphonso Johnson :: Official Web Site
In playing the first shuffle feel we want to be in two places at one time.
That is.......we want to play a rhythm with the drummer that feels like we are playing a straight quarter note feel while at the same time playing off beat eighth notes that provide syncopation and counterpoint.
Look at Example #5-1 and you will see the first part of the shuffle feel which is the straight quarter notes.
www.embamba.com /bass/08.php   (325 words)

  
 EASY KEYBOARD PATTERNS
The first rhythm we tried was simply to play the chord and hold it while we sang the song, Row, Row, Row, Your Boat.
This rhythm is a very common rhythm among guitar players and drummers.
For now, let's just think about chord rhythm as though you were playing rhythm guitar for a band.
users.wireweb.net /green/pianolesson9.htm   (603 words)

  
 Roll Over Beethoven - The Blues - Part 2: Shuffle and Fretboard Positions - Guitar Noise
Now let’s look at the three shuffles used in the key of A. Now, if you remember, we defined the shuffle as being the root note of the chord in conjunction with the fifth and sixth note of that same chord.
The A chord shuffle is the A note along with the E (fifth) and the F# (sixth).
Likewise the D shuffle consists of the D note being played with the A and B notes and the E shuffle being played with the B and the C#.
www.guitarnoise.com /article.php?id=49   (1489 words)

  
 Blues guitar sheet music from GuitarGalleryMusic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhythm and lead guitar in the styles of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, T-Bone Walker, Freddie King, and Albert Collins.
Shuffle Rhythms, sixth and ninth chords, boogie patterns, chord substitutions.
Boogie, shuffle and slow blues rhythms, licks, double stops, chords and bass patterns are presented for full and exciting blues.
www.guitargallerymusic.com /ebluesgm.htm   (6060 words)

  
 Guitar Lesson Learn to Play Rhythm Guitar Videos DVDs
Rhythm guitar lessons - learn all the essential rhythm techniques, including power chords, barre chords, triad shapes, muting, chord progressions, pick harmonics, and more.
Learn all the essential rhythm techniques, including power chords, barre chords, triad shapes, muting, chord progressions, pick harmonics, and more.
He discusses his rhythm style showing chordal licks, double stops, and chord structure, and breaks down many of his best riffs and solos, from his earlier Jane's Addiction days, as well as recent Red Hot Chili Peppers recordings.
www.musicridge.com /guitars_rhythm.htm   (686 words)

  
 Blues In Depth | Lessons @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Shuffle is kind of hard to explain using words, but much easier using your ear; I'll try both.
When you're playing over this chord, or playing a rhythm with the chord, you are going to want to make it sound good and keep the piece rolling.
Although the lines all rhyme, they have different rhythms, the 'be' is an abrupt e sound and the end of 'tenessee' is a longer more drawn out e so although they sound the same, they dont really RHYME.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /lessons/music_styles/blues_in_depth.html   (4801 words)

  
 Shuffle Guitar Notes/Rhythm at Access Rock
The shuffle rhythm is based on the eighth note triplet rhythm.
This is the rhythm that you will be strumming.
Before playing the E Blues Shuffle Rhythm (swing eighths), first get a feel for eighth note triplets by playing them on the guitar with the 1st string open
www.accessrock.com /IntermediateLessons/ebluesshuffle.asp   (236 words)

  
 Home Page
An inspiring teacher and awesome performer, he is as direct in his explanations as he is in his playing, putting his heart into each song demo (including shuffle, slow blues, funk blues, and minor blues) and interjecting humorous anecdotes and practical playing tips for guitarists at all levels.
A master of minor blues and up-tempo shuffles, he demonstrates how to build and pace a solo, delivering a spellbinding performance in the process.
He covers boogie, shuffle and riff-driven patterns, as well as major, minor and jazzy chord progressions.
www.jerrylambert.com /instrumental/page18.html   (2265 words)

  
 CD Review of Paul Speidel Band - Blues Extensions, Vol 1 on PSP Recordings @ jazzreview.com
The rhythm section of Brendan on drums, and Ed on bass do a solid job of holding down a groove, giving Paul the foundation to solo.
A slow blues shuffle with Paul exploring a variety of textures and tones on his guitar.
This is a nice mid-tempo shuffle rhythm, with Paul sticking to a more traditional electric jazz role.
www.jazzreview.com /cdreviewprint.cfm?ID=8879   (583 words)

  
 Rec.arts.dance FAQ supplement: essays about swing dance and music
It is mostly the rhythm section (bass and drums, maybe other percussion instruments, and maybe augmented by guitar or piano) that define the swing feel for as far as dancing is concerned.
The swing rhythm was, in fact, 1:7:1 and 1.8:1, in the most thorough study, and this was so even when the music was *not* Jazz.
The interesting thing about teh shuffle is, it's a combination of the march and the waltz, the two basic rhythm in Western music, two-four and three-four.
www.eijkhout.net /rad/data/swing_essays.html   (2727 words)

  
 Guitar Files - Blues Rhythm (Shuffle)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first step in learning the shuffle is getting familiar with the "swing" type of feel that is inherent to what they call the shuffle feel.
Instead of playing straight 8th notes on an even pattern, every second 8th note is delayed, giving it more of a triplet feel.
The best way to describe it is to try to make your rhythm sound like a train coming down the tracks.
www.theguitarfiles.com /guitarfile-print-145.html   (141 words)

  
 American Rhythm and Blues Influence on Early Jamaican Musical Style
Although this influence may only be apparent in early recordings from the middle part of this century, analysis of the music reveals the true level of this influence and its repercussions later on.
Many rhythms from Africa were transplanted in the Western Hemisphere during the slave trade.
These rhythms, referred to as polyrhythms, are actually comprised of several rhythms superimposed on top of each other.
debate.uvm.edu /dreadlibrary/fredericks.html   (3251 words)

  
 Performance guidelines
To practice with the study CD, cue up an 8-beat example, listen for the beat, then find the regular rhythm that moves twice as fast as the beat -- rhythm guitar and percussive instruments are good places to listen for it.
Then find the regular rhythm that moves four times as fast as the beat -- choked rhythm guitar and percussion instruments are good places to listen for it.
Listen for the clave rhythm -- or a subtle variant of it -- in the three RandB examples, then tap/clap along with the pattern as you listen to the recordings.
www.wiu.edu /users/mfmic1/mus195/perfguide.html   (1305 words)

  
 Shuffle rhythm to regular rhythm? forum topic - MySongBook
The only way I know how to do it is to manually do the shuffle until the regular rhythm begins.
Try exporting some shuffle rhytmed song to a midi and then import.
And yeah, shuffle is more or less just an esthetic thing.
www.mysongbook.com /forum-posts-id_topic=8572.htm   (628 words)

  
 bluesharp harmonica links and learning online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Be prepared to hum the rhythm guitar part (which is the same as the base).
Rhythm guitar is kind of busy and funky, but it does not get into the way.
Shuffle -- In a typical song where there is 4 beats per measure, if you divide each beat into three parts and only play the first and the third, then you have a shuffle.
www.bluesharp.org /cgi-bin/viewnews.cgi?category=2&id=1059838386   (1947 words)

  
 dpz Jazz Online - Jazz Charts and Arrangments for Big Band and Combo
Floating rhythm section figure with fast hi-hat drum part is cushion for moody post-bop style lines played by the three horns.
The ‘A’ theme is stated by solo bass over a 12/8 rhythm, with backup by a piano ostinato and 3-horn ‘cluster’ harmonies.
The ‘C’ theme is more unison horns, this time over a driving shuffle rhythm and a chromatic four-chord cycle of dominant 7th+9 chords.
www.dpzjazz.com /charts.html   (3573 words)

  
 Instructional Rhythm Guitar Videos
One of America's greatest performers helps bluegrass players improve their singing and fine-tune their rhythm guitar playing.
Michael Thompson proves that education goes a long way when it comes to selling the top gigs and he also believes in sharing the knowledge of what it takes to get the top gigs.
In this inspiring presentation, Nancy reveals her dynamic style and technique on acoustic guitar.
www.andplay.com /guitarrhythm.htm   (613 words)

  
 Improvisation: Stella by starlight
Remember that the rhythmic division is swing: even if in the score the octaves are written normally, they must be intended as shuffle.
which indicates the obligation to play the octaves with the classical cadence of shuffle rhythm, which some call "jazz feel octaves" (when inherent to jazz), and others call "shuffle" (when inherent to blues).
Remember the use of the shuffle division of the octaves.
www.soundme.com /eng/improvvisazione/impro04aa.htm   (728 words)

  
 Casio CTK-601
Again, this rhythm should have a 909 bass drum, not that "Aeugh" sound.
Tight, powerful dance rhythm - although it reminds me more of a sped-up "I feel love" by Donna Summer/Giorgio Moroder than the Trance we are used to.
Typical rhythm for the vocal girl-bands of the '60s.
www.synthmania.com /casio_ctk-601.htm   (810 words)

  
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Most of the music is shuffle beat or some derivant of blues triplets ("split-beat" in the comment implies that it isn't).
At a swing dance I would use more varied rhythms (disco, harder rock, hip-hop, etc) to break the rhythm and blues monotony.
Driving '50s combo and vocal I WANNA BE YOUR GIRL,Manhattan Transfer,42,3:42,Rock, Rhythm, and Blues, 3.5,Rock shuffle beat, ""do-wop"" '50s styling.
www.cs.cornell.edu /home/rvr/isdn/musiclist1.txt   (1187 words)

  
 Violin Fiddle Bowing Techniques Instruction Questions & Answers
Yes, there is a technique that is used when applying the shuffle bowing to songs that appear to have a different note for each stroke.
When applying the shuffle bowing technique to alternating eighth notes (or sixteenth notes), you'll want to slur two notes together on the long stroke and play the other two notes with single bow strokes.
For shuffle bowing technique, I've found that it can be accomplished effectively using mostly all forearm motion...however, for a looser feel, the loose wrist motion helps...many violinists do use a stiff arm approach; most fiddlers seem to have a looser feel with a very loose wrist motion.
www.folkofthewood.com /page2462.htm   (2751 words)

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