Watch the Beat 4 online guitar lesson by Robbie Calvo from Power Phrasing

In this section we are going to play our triplet shuffle phrases starting on the 423s. A lot of space at the beginning of bar one for all of the other instruments to breathe and our phrases are going to carry across well into bar 2 of each cycle. Starting your phrase on the 23 of 4 is also a great pick-up into the first bar as well. Let’s check that out before we jam.

Let’s jam over the track and check out how beat 4 and its subdivisions feel to play in real terms.