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Chart Reading, Part 3: Common Figures and Setups

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 in Performance | 0 comments

There are a few rhythms that show up all the time. I mean ALL the time. Memorizing those and having some “go to” setups for them will help you cut down the work in reading a chart. You’ll see these coming a mile away, and you’ll know just what to do.

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Chart Reading, Part 2: The Art of the Setup

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Performance | 0 comments

OK, so you’ve been working on your reading. Someone slaps a chart in front of you, and you’re instantly inundated with information. Now what? Which rhythms do you set up? How should you set them up? I give you some hard and fast – and some not so hard and fast – rules below:

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Chart Reading, Part 1: Let’s Take it Beat by Beat

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Performance | 0 comments

Thanks to fellow member shalkos, I have started a series of videos on chart reading. How to sight read better, how to interpret better, how to make muss from a piece of paper…

Here is Part 1: Beat by Beat.

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