How Piano “Rhythm Patterns” Work (plus learn 2 patterns)

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In this video, I explain rhythmic subdivision and why it’s important to understand when playing the piano. I then teach you how to play two fundamental rhythm patterns that you can start using today to write songs and perform. An 8th note rhythm pattern and a 16th note rhythm pattern.


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Here are some keyboard and songwriting resources I’d recommend:

Keyboard Equipment Recommendations

As a student learning how to play piano, you need a keyboard that has 88 or 76 keys, weighted keys, and is affordable.

Here are the two best options

Yamaha P-115 with Keyboard Stand and Bench

Yamaha P255
Keyboard Stand

Keyboard Bench

Essential Songwriting Books

Songwriters on Songwriting – Paul Zollo

Writing Better Lyrics – Pat Pattision

Songwriting Without Boundaries – Pat Pattison

A Dictionary of American Idioms – Adam Makkai

Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms – Marvin Terban

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