Don Weller + The Jazz House Trio in Bath on 14/05/15

How to write playable string ostinati

Surprisingly little on the net about how to write figures that are easily playable on bowed string instruments rather than a piano. Although it seems many string players get quite good at playing pianistic riffs it’s clearly not ideal to have to depend on this and of course it sounds ‘clumpy’. There ought to be an app which automatically grades a sequence of notes for difficulty!