How many of you know the song, “America” from “West Side Story”?
That song is in 6/8 time, which means that instead of counting to 4 as in many popular songs, you will be counting to six!
That first line of the song sets the rhythm: “I like to live in A-mer-i-ca…”
Download and print out the attached worksheet
AMERICA 6:8 rhythm worksheet
and watch the video to learn how to play this fun rhythm.