In this rhythm section lesson, Dylan Wissing (Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Drake) and Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) discuss what is the job of the rhythm section. They explain the support role that a rhythm section plays to either a song, band or melody instrument. Dylan and Antar also talk about how the rhythm section is responsible for the tempo and the feel of the song and offer great advice on how to achieve this.Be sure to check out our other rhythm section tutorials at Music School Online to learn the fundamentals of how to play drums and bass together to create and lock in the beat, set the tempo of the song, and get the audience on their feet. These lessons are a must for those of you in a band or aspiring to be. Learn how to create a rhythm section.
Role of the Rhythm Section