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CLIP 6805

Blues rhythms live on in contemporary music

Blues rhythms live on in contemporary music
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Key Info
  • Blues rhythms live on in contemporary music
  • Duration: 01:15
  • Guitarist Ronnie Stewart demonstrates how the rhythms of the early blues musicians live on in the music of a wide range of contemporary artists. A presentation on the electric guitar of some of the rhythm patterns used by musicians such as the Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, James Brown and Prince.
  • Subject:

    Music

       Topic:

    Rhythm and Metre

  • Keywords: rhythm, blues, electric guitar, funk, Travels with Music
Ideas for use in class
  • Use during lessons on the origins of rock and pop music and the development of musical styles.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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