Feeling the Rhythm in 5/4 Time - feat. Take Five, 5/4 Etudes

Darius Brubeck Lesson time: (13min 6sec)

Darius and Mike use Dave Brubeck's famous Take Five tune to explain how to feel a 5/4 time signature, including the different sorts of metres and subdivisions that can be used within this time signature.

About the instructor


Darius Brubeck is a noted jazz pianist and educator. He has released numerous albums as a leader, as well as touring internationally with his own groups, and the Brubecks Play Brubeck collaboration with his brothers.

Darius has served as a Fulbright visiting professor in Romania and Turkey. He initiated the first degree course in Jazz offered by an African University at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, where he taught till 2005.

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Mastering Odd Times

with Darius Brubeck

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12 lessons (2h 10m) Advanced video features Downloadable sheet music Bonus audio content Mobile, tablet & desktop access 100% satisfaction guarantee