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.
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:
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.