Develop a Solid Sense of Time, Part 2
By Jon Nicol
Time Management Issues
In part one, we talked about the need for exposing our team to the objective, non-partial, undistorted musical mirror known as a metronome. Those eight steps of metronome introduction could easily take you several months. But don’t let that stop you from considering these issues as you’re working towards a solid sense of timing.
Together is Better Than Right
Once the click bug bites the drummer, she’ll likely begin running a metronome during rehearsals and even services (either through an ear bud or visually reference the metronome’s blink to stay on beat). But you’ll want to remind her that although the absolute truth of metronome is correct, but much it’s better to actually play together.
In other words, if the rest of the band has gotten off the beat and there’s no way to right that ship, she needs to bail and just flex with the band.
Holding rigidly to the right beat with a band that can’t is wrong.
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March 29, 2012Tweet