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The Modern Hand Percussionist

Learn advanced percussion techniques and performance tips.

The Modern Hand Percussionist

Learn advanced percussion techniques and performance tips.

Description

In this step, Samuel goes over the different types of hand percussion, and shows exercises and basic set-ups for World and Afro-Cuban music styles.

Objectives

  • Learn about music and rhythm notation and time division.
  • Learn different hand exercises done in the congas.
  • Learn set-ups, styles and techniques for World Music and Afro-Cuban music styles.
  • Learn the concept of form and how to improvise.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Syncopation, Time Division and Music Notation
  • 2
    Hand Exercises
  • 3
    Afro-Cuban Percussion
  • 4
    Shaker Technique, World Music Drums and Sound Effects
  • 5
    Form and Improvisation
  • 6
    The Modern Hand Percussionist Final Exam