101: Poly-rhythmical Pentatonics

Applying polyrhythms to the pentatonic scale making your lines more groovy and syncopated. I am going to provide a few exercise examples for each polyrhythm and a few musical examples – however i encourage you to make up your own exercises and musical ideas.

I’ve written a free e-book [Accents & Syncopation] from which you can take rhythmical inspiration. Take a look here.

Basic Exercises

4 against 3:

Musical Examples

Examples 3&2

Examples 2&3

Examples 4&3

Examples 4&5:

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