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Jan Rivera holds a B.M. as well as an A.A. in Electric Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute, Hollywood CA; where he studied as a multi scholarship recipient. Aside from his studies at M.I., Jan holds a B.M. in Music Education and a B.A. in Music from the Universidad Interamericana of Puerto Rico, San German Campus. He has worked as a Teaching Assistant at Musicians Institute, Hollywood CA, and has been featured as a presenter at the Puerto Rican Congress of Investigation in Education. He is the author of the book "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for Guitar; Foreword by Alex Machacek: (An in-depth study on Metric Modulation, Polyrhythms and Polymeters)", which has just been released.


Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar" -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar"  -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

An in-depth study on Metric Modulation, Polyrhythms and Polymeters Jan Rivera's Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for Guitar is a step by step guide through the process of identifying, dissecting, constructing, practicing and applying: Metric Modulations, Polyrhythms, “Ratio” Polyrhythms, Polyrhythm Divisions/Polyrhythms within Polyrhythms, Intrinsic Polymeters, Extrinsic Polymeters, Polymetric Accompaniment, and Polymetric Improvisation. “I wish I'd had this book ...


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