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Blog posts : "rhythm"

Steady Beat at Every Age

January 31, 2014

by Sarah Hruska-Olson Olson.Sarah@MacPhail.org

During my early experiences sharing music with young children, I was surprised by the rhythmic way infants responded to my singing and guitar playing.  Babies who could not yet walk or crawl would bounce up and down or move their arms rhythmically. …

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Being on Time

May 15, 2013

By David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

There are about 1,000 drummer jokes; my hope is this post doesn't fall into too many of them.

As a percussionist, I just might have an obsession with music being on beat and steady. I notice this obsession when I'm performing or practicing but especially …

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