Groovology 201: The Life Force of Music and Dance | Joy in Motion

“Groove is widely used among musicians to talk about the personal, social, artistic, and even spiritual qualities of music: the way people feel the music in their bodies, the way musicians play in unison, the way music transcends notes and comes to life, and the way music brings people into modified states of being. Although this meaning of groove is more metaphysical than technical, musicians widely believe that the presence of this quality makes a real technical difference: It immediately elevates the artistic quality of the sound when it is present, with the resulting music simultaneous possessing drive and momentum on one hand and relaxation and effortlessness on the other. Jonathan Fiest, whom we met in Groovology 101, alludes to the musical qualities of rhythm and flow that are found in the presence of groove…” Click Groovology 201: The Life Force of Music and Dance | Joy in Motion for the rest of the article

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