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Odd Meters - 5/4 Part 2 (Dindi Example).

Nick Granville 14 lessons
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Odd Meters

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In this lesson I show how to play my arrangement of Dindi in 5/4. The idea of this arrangement is to take a classic latin tune and make it into a 5/4 groove without using the Take 5 rhythm. This is acheived by reversing the pattern of take 5 e.g  instead of breaking the 5/4 bar up into 3+2 my arrangement does the reverse 2+3. 

Here is a YouTube video of this arrangement being played by my group OTIS with Vocalists Gillian Moorman on the New Zealand TV program, The Good Morning Show. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUJ9kL_5MpI

More to come on this topic. At some point I'll cove how to solo over this odd meter and cover 7/8, 7/4 and 9/8 etc. Any questions do let me know? 

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