Jazz 21: Building Blocks of Jazz—Rhythmic Concepts

Paul DeMarinis, Director of Jazz Studies at Webster University, joins Phil Dunlap to discuss rhythmic concepts of jazz including beat and playing on the beat, behind the beat, or in front of the beat or to the center of the time, toward the front of the time, or toward the back of the time.


Building Blocks of Jazz explores the fundamentals of jazz with Phil Dunlap, Director of Education for Jazz St. Louis. His lively lessons often feature special guests who bring their own expertise into play. Find interesting instruction on everything from Groove, to Rhythm to Latin Jazz.