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Introduction to Brazilian Drumming

Learn all the major rooted style foundations for Brazilian drumming and get introduced to Bossa Nova and Samba and how they work together

Introduction to Brazilian Drumming

Learn all the major rooted style foundations for Brazilian drumming and get introduced to Bossa Nova and Samba and how they work together

Description

In this course, Jason will teach you all about Brazilian Drumming. Jason will explain the difference between Samba and Bossa Nova and how they work together. Jason will also teach you numerous drum patterns between the two styles that will lead up to learning how to improvise in a musical way.

Objectives

  • Learn the history of Bossa Nova and Samba and its various uses of percussion instruments.
  • Understanding the importance of all the key drum patterns in order to play the genre fluently.
  • Learn the importance of improvisation.
  • Understanding how to put Samba and Bossa Nova all together.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Intro to Bossa Nova
    In this step, Jason shows you the various rhythms, roles and techniques in Brazilian percussion and discusses the history of Bossa Nova.
  • 2
    Bossa Nova Patterns
    In this step, Jason shows you how to play multiple Bossa Nova patterns, improvisation, and how to put it all together on the drum set.
  • 3
    Intro to Samba
    In this step, Jason shows you the various rhythms, roles and techniques and discusses the history of Samba.
  • 4
    Samba Patterns
    In this step, Jason shows you how to play multiple Somba patterns, improvisation, and how to put it all together on the drum set.
  • 5
    Combining Samba and Bossa Nova
    In this step, Jason demonstrates how to combine Samba and Bossa Nova.