Learn how to play simple grooves in the time signature of 5/4.
In theory, 5/4 is a relatively easy time signature. Like 3/4 and 4/4, 5/4 is a simple time signature, meaning that eighth notes are grouped in twos or fours and sixteenth notes in fours. Compared to 4/4 there is an extra crotchet beats worth of music in each bar.
Listed below are some examples of grooves in 5/4.
- Learn all groove examples upto a tempo of at least 130bpm.
- Construct more grooves in 5/4.
- Think about fills in 5/4.