Time for Victor

A reader over at TheGearPage.net posted this video of Victor Wooten and some exercises he does with a metronome as a response to my Metronome Tricks post.


It's worth watching if only to hear Victor's incredible time feel.

One of my favorite exercises and one I'd never heard of can be seen at about 7:30. Victor has the metronome beat 40bpm but instead of subdividing the beat into 4, he subdivides it into 5 and then plays over it so that the click always falls one beat later in the 4/4 time he plays. It's a nice way to begin to introduce cross-rhythms into your playing. Wish I had thought of that.

A great suggestion from a GearPage reader, thank you!


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