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Introduction to Hand Percussion

Samuel will demonstrate many genres, rhythms and variations for hand percussion.

Introduction to Hand Percussion

Samuel will demonstrate many genres, rhythms and variations for hand percussion.

Description

Samuel will demonstrate many genre's , rhythms and variations for Hand percussion.

Objectives

  • Learn the basic techniques
  • Learn the Conga Tumbao
  • Learn Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms / Building The Salsa Groove
  • Learn Modern Techniques

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Basic Techniques
    In this step, Samuel will introduce the basic techniques of hand percussion. Samuel will demonstrate sounds, slap techniques, and different hand combinations.
  • 2
    The Conga Tumbao
    In this step, Samuel will demonstrate the basics of conga Tumbao and introduce multiple techniques and patterns when using one or more congas.
  • 3
    Basic Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Building The Salsa Groove
    In this step, Samuel will demonstrate how to build a basic Salsa Groove, use patterns such as Martillo, cascara/shell, and play the güiro, maracas, bongo, and cowbell.
  • 4
    Other Afro-Cuban Grooves
    In this step, Samuel will introduce the groove of Guaguanco and its variations. He will also demonstrate the style of Songo and how to play in 6/8 time.
  • 5
    Modern Techniques
    In this step, Samuel demonstrates a variety of exercises to get you used to playing with more two or more congas. He will also demonstrate some basic improvisation techniques and talk about basic percussion setups.