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Keeping Time At Faster Tempos

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Up until now we've mostly played in tempos that are slow to moderate. That's always the best thing to do whenever you're learning something new, cause ironically when it comes to learning rushing ahead only tends to slow you down. That being said it is quite common in Country Music to use much faster tempos for dramatic effect.

This is a very exciting and fun element, but it requires a whole new level of time keeping and technical skill. Ultimately you'll want to be able to use all your rhythm and lead tools, at any tempo, but in this lesson we'll look at how, in the meantime, you can adapt your basic rhythm parts and rhythmic feel to work at these faster tempos. This way you'll be able to obtain a relaxed sound, even as the tempos get faster and faster. Let's get started!