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Kuku Rhythm

These fun African rhythms have application in many styles of music.  

Each of these three rhythms is fun to play on its own, but when they are played together they take on a life of their own.

Learn each one so you can do it for a least three minuets.  However, don't be overly concerned about the time when your learning.  Rather aim to play effortlessly.  Aim to play it naturally.

Learn One Rhythm at a time.  After learning more than one rhythm, practice transitioning from one rhythm to another without resting.

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