Musicality - Time, Beats & Rhythm

Count Music – Hear the Beat by Counting Sets of 8

A beat is the smallest measurement of time between repetitive audible events in music.  One rhythm consist of 2 beats in most contemporary dance music.  Before you can hear the rhythm you must be able to count the 8 beats in each verse of a song.  You have to be able to hear the beats before you can move/dance (distribute your weight) to them.   


James Joseph, Counting Sets of 8

https://youtu.be/AKRTLn3RiQQ


Skippy Blair, counting sets of 8 with a hand exercise

https://youtu.be/UnwZlHfH0_U


Hear the downbeat and upbeat in dance music 

https://youtu.be/eYw8-N9pjI0


Count Music – 32-Beat Major Phrases

https://youtu.be/kk2cLGJ72nM