In this lesson we will look at how to count 8th
notes. 8th notes are exactly 2 counts inside each beat, counted as
There are many different styles of music that use 8th notes, such as rock, sambas and batucadas.
Here are a couple of examples, first a rock beat, then a basic samba pattern.
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