Quarter Rest + Eight Rest Rhythm

Quarter Rest + eight Rest + quarter eight tied to a half note

This lick is used in Jazz quite a bit, but it can also be used in concert band or orchestra. There is a easy way to count this, but the syllables that you say, do not follow any beat.

Quarter Rest + eight Rest + quarter eight tied to a half note

On Beat one you say "Shook a," On the Down Beat of 2 you say "To" and on the And of 2, you play "Ba".