Music Theory/Ska

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Ska is a form of Jamaican music combining elements of traditional mento and calypso with an American jazz and rhythm and blues sound. It is notable for its shuffling, scratch like tempo and jazz-like horn riffs on the offbeat.

Rhythm[edit | edit source]

Ska general plays on the upbeat, with a rest on the downbeat.

External Links[edit | edit source]

Ska guitar 101