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“Are you a rusher or a dragger?”

Here’s a short video of me explaining a game I use in some of the workshops I run.  It’s supposed to be a bit of fun but it has some musical merit and it can help you to identify a few key aspects:

  • Do you Rush (think ahead of the beat i.e. come in early)?
  • Do you Drag (think behind the beat i.e. come in late)?
  • Do you lose focus?
  • Are you aware?
  • Can you internalise the metronome pulse?

I’d love to know how you get on; if you try it then please post your experiences below (I read all comments)

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  1. Chris Long
    November 19, 2015

    Add this to your workshops Jay – ‘Pick Up Song’ – same principle, fun for all the family! :-)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wLF-VEFPVc

    • Jay
      November 19, 2015

      Ahh yes. I love that show!

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