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Adam Del Monte on Rhythm and Metronome

Guitarist Adam Del Monte Shares Tips and Exercises for Practicing With a Metronome

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One of the leading flamenco and classical guitarist/composers of his generation, Adam del Monte has made it his life mission to fully express himself in these two genres, transcending labeling and convention. Adam shares a few tips on rhythm, metronome, and some exercises to help you along the way!

1) Why is rhythm important?

Rhythm is the glue that holds it all together.

2) How often do you practice with the metronome?

I have phases where I’ll play with Metronome Online as part of my practice of scales, technique and repertoire.

"You will never realize your inaccuracies until you put them up with the metronome. The truth-teller!"

3) Why is it important to practice with the metronome?

You will never realize your inaccuracies until you put them up with the metronome. The truth-teller!

4) Can you name one thing that you like about the metronome on metronomeonline.com?

Metronome Online is awesome because of its easy interface and added features such as timing each exercise.

Adam Del Monte on Rhythm and Metronome

Adam Del Monte

One of the leading flamenco and classical guitarist/composers of his generation, Adam del Monte has made it his life mission to fully express himself in these two genres, transcending labeling and convention. Always having incorporated a wide array of musical styles in his compositions, del Monte has embarked on a journey of creating a unique sound and language of flamenco that is both steeped in tradition and progressive in its openness to musical flavors from around the world.

Del Monte has recorded for Deutsche Gramophone – the featured flamenco guitar part in the double Grammy award winning opera “Ainadamar” by Osvaldo Golijov (2006), with soprano Dawn Upshaw and the Atlanta Symphony, conducted by Robert Spano. Since then he has toured this opera in, Carnegie Hall, NY, Lincoln Center, NY, Barbican Center, London, Colorado Music Festival, in Boulder, Chicago Symphony and many more.


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