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RE: Maybe why Avante-garde looping in US...

And my mantra for rhumba clave is:

Foot, da foot, da foot big foot

Actually, I only think it's rhumba clave. Figures I'd forget the name of 
rhythm. I'll remember the rhythm forever, though.

Best wishes,
Warren Sirota

> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe rut [mailto:joerut@lycos.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 9:22 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Maybe why Avante-garde looping in US...
> johnsrude@peak.org wrote:
> > You can actually get the hang of odd meter really fast if you don't 
> > count in numbers but in syllables, which takes advantage of 
> our speech centers.
> I have a song on my first album that is an instrumental that 
> goes back and forth between 3/4 + 4/4 (or 7/8), and 6/8.  The 
> band could not figure it 
> out until I made up nonsense words to sing to it:
> "I'm going to the store with my dog
> I'm going to the store with my puppy doggie
> My puppy doggie
> my puppy doggie
> he is a really spiffy doggie"
> -- 
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