Today we’re talking about the final building block: Harmony. You’re going to read a lot of similar information to what was covered in Parts 1-3 - Especially Part 3, since the Harmony and Bass Line are deeply intertwined. Before we
Now that we’ve got our Groove and Melody (and we’ve had some fun playing around!) it’s time to add the Bass Line. Like we talked about in Part 1, the Bass often rhythmically aligns with the Drum Set, forming the
Once your band is dancing to the Groove, the next thing to do is learn the Melody. Ensuring that every member of the band knows the Melody is important for many reasons.
The Melody is the most recognizable part of
We begin every song by learning the first Building Block: The Groove. The Groove is the heartbeat of the song. Its pulse and rhythm is the framework into which everything else fits. It’s helpful to think of it as a