Swinging in sixteenth notes


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Sixteenth notes are often neglected by many when improvising over a swing beat. Observe how pianist David Newton demonstrates the use of sixteenth notes in his solo, at 3m33s of this video. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxFIot-2s3U] The basic rhythm for a swing beat is as shown in diagram 1 below Diagram 1 Thus an improvised melody maybe played…

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