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#67852 - 03/27/10 07:40 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Shots, Holds and Pushes
kjtl Offline

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 11

Why and where would you use shots, holds and pushes?



#67853 - 03/27/10 09:42 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Shots, Holds and Pushes [Re: kjtl]
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Loc: Hudson Valley & Lake George NY
Hi. You probably want to post this in the BIAB forum, rather than here.

A shot is used when you want an ensemble 'hit' - a short chord followed by a short rest. A hold is, well, a held chord. A push allows you to do syncopation.

Give them a try and you'll hear the effect easily.
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#67854 - 03/27/10 10:47 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Shots, Holds and Pushes [Re: Matt Finley]
kjtl Offline

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 11
Thanks Matt.

#67855 - 04/02/10 03:50 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Shots, Holds and Pushes [Re: kjtl]
rubberball103 Offline

Registered: 02/17/10
Posts: 297
Loc: NW corner of S. Nowhere
If you have enough shots at he bar, then try to hold the chick sitting next to you, she'll probably push you away. If you're lucky that's all.
- Bud

#455633 - 02/04/18 01:43 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Shots, Holds and Pushes [Re: Matt Finley]
MusicHeart Offline

Registered: 02/04/18
Posts: 10
Loc: Berlin
Can you give an example of a push?
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#456205 - 02/07/18 08:24 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Shots, Holds and Pushes [Re: MusicHeart]
BlueAttitude Offline

Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 1529
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: MusicHeart
Can you give an example of a push?

"push" just means you are playing the chord 1/8 (or 1/16) of a beat early.

For example if you had a 1/8 note push on the chord in beat 2 of the bar, the chord would actually play on the "and" of beat 1.

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