In this intro to Indian rhythm masterclass, grammy award winning saxophonist/composer Tom Scott breaks down the basics of Indian rhythm, which helped shape his iconic style. Tom discusses and demonstrates a system for all instruments which can be used to internalize time, beat patterns and rhythmic superimposition. If you’re a fan of Tom Scott and want to learn from one of the best in the business, this rhythm lesson is for you. NOTE: There is a small PDF bundled with the download version of this video (not the $8.99 streaming version) which includes the embedded notation in this masterclass.
Topics Covered: Indian rhythm studies, 8 beat cycles, 16 beat cycles, reciting the syllables, superimposing rhythms, recitation, groupings, changing speeds, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar, etc.