Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt delves into the rhythm known as clave, named for the instrument that it is played on, the claves. Matt discusses this rhythm because it provides an opportunity to explore beats of different length. This music theory lesson is just one of many on demand video tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
Understanding the Clave Concept and Pattern