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Students will often experience writer's block when they try to come up with their own riffs or licks. Your student may feel like they're playing the same things over and over. While there are many potential causes of this problem, one to consider is whether the student is unintentionally using the same rhythm pattern to write riffs.
This creative challenge will force your student to learn to write riffs based on unusual rhythm patterns. Practicing writing to a set rhythm pattern will teach your student what makes a good riff and what doesn't. It will also give your student a new way of looking at music.