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A Lesson in Rhythm for Guitarists

Ede Wright

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Bob Bakert, editor: As a student of jazz guitar, I wanted to learn more about what the drummers were thinking.

I believe that most guitar players could benefit from more rhythmic understanding. A few years ago I went through John McLaughlin course on Konokol and later took private drum lessons, never intending to be a drummer, just to get more understanding and learn to “play well with others”… maybe better anyway.  Both were very helpful.  Ede Wright in this video addresses the rudiments of an important step toward being more rhythmically aware guitarists… check it out!

Atlanta based guitarist, composer, producer, and educator Ede Wright has toured extensively in the US and internationally with diverse artists such as Lizz Wright, Russell Gunn, Chris Brann, and Gumbi Ortiz.  He has also worked and recorded with Beyonce, Destiny’s Child, India Ire, Kelly Klarkson, Everything But The Girl, Laurnea, and Ann Nesbey. Ede currently records and tours with 15 piece show band Simply Irresistible, as well as leading of his own band The Ede Wright Group.

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