Workshops in the UK
Escola de Bateria Hitchin
A day of bateria drumming with some individual instrument sessions included
Tutor - J P Courtney
SATURDAY 6th May 2017 12-5pm
Five places remain at £25
From samba to ciranda and surdo to tamborim, the Escola de Bateria series of workshops has been all over the Europe and Brazil in just this last year. Learn the music of the modern street canival of brazil from world famous teachers. Moving at a medium to fast pace, the day will explore group playing, instrument technique, modern arrangements of popular songs, tips on how to direct and more. The day will also include some time specifically spent on Tamborim and Caixa technique. We will use the standard instrumentation of the bateria (caixa, repique, surdo, tamborim, agogo, chocalho and timba) rhythms covered can include samba, maculelê, funk, coco, ciranda, quadrilha, afrobeat, ijexá and more
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Some instruments may be available to borrow. Please enquire.