The Brown’stone: Getting That Swung Sixteenth-Note Groove

This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, we’re talking about the swung 16th-note subdivision. I’ll break this subdivision down and show you an exercise that is sure to get you deeper into the groove.

So grab your bass, set up your metronome of choice, and let’s get down!

Rich Brown is a Canadian electric bassist, composer, educator, producer, and online radio broadcaster. He has recorded three albums as a leader and is featured on over 70 recordings covering a wide range of musical genres. Rich is also the host of his own weekly online radio show “New Origins” on, and has a YouTube channel called The Brown’stone dedicated to bass/music education. Check out his music on Bandcamp.

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