The Chop

Zach Brock Lesson time: (5min 37sec)

In this unit, Zach demonstrates some of the specific techniques used by experimental string players. Here he talks about the Chop, a great technique for rhythm accompniment pioneered by Darol Anger.

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About the instructor


Heralded as “the pre-eminent improvising violinist of his generation,” Zach Brock is an violinist and composer whose music draws on the traditions of jazz, classical, world, and popular music. Zach received his first Grammy Award in 2017 for his work on Snarky Puppy’s album Culcha Vulcha. His acclaim as a bandleader has grown through appearances at venues such as Carnegie Hall and festivals like “Tudo é Jazz” in Brazil, while his reputation as a sideman has...  read more

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