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Center for Spiritual Living San Jose
1195 Clark St, San Jose, California 95125
Drumming Foundations Class
A Four-class series in San Jose
Center for Spiritual Living
Apr 8th, Apr 29th, May 6th, May 20th
6pm to 7pm
In this four-class series you'll learn the fundamentals of rhythm and drumming techniques. Drums are provided.
Even though we will focus on African djembe technique, nearly anything you learn in this class can help you improve on any instrument. This class is ideal whether you are a complete beginner or a more advanced beginner seeking to continue on your drum journey. Even singers and players of wind and brass instruments have benefited greatly from improving their sense of rhythm and time.
In this class you will learn:
— At least two different ways of reading / writing basic rhythms
— Basic rhythms from around the world
— Rhythms exercises that build your rhythm skills and dexterity
— How to make tones on the djembe, including several freestyle techniques
— Approaches to increasing speed and coordination
— How to create rhythms various musical meters
One of the biggest benefits of a drum class is learning through the power of the group. It's a fun way to create community and build knowledge.
Register below. $30 per class early registration. Age 16+
ALSO SEE our event in Mountain View> Universal Drum Class on March 15th.