Group Drum and Percussion Class Schedule

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  • Novice: No prior drumming experience
  • Beginner: Less than 1 year drumming experience
  • Intermediate: 1-3 years drumming experience
  • Advanced: 3+ years drumming experience

Upcoming Drum and Percussion Classes

Afro Cuban Percussion (Intermediate)

August 19, 201710:00 am
Private Residence
6021 N 35th Tacoma 98407
Intermediate / Tacoma

Audience: Intermediate level drummers (1-3 years playing experience) who are interested in learning more about traditional Afro-Latin styles of music.

Description: This class focuses on playing bomba, bembe, and macuta Afro-Latin drumming styles. You will also learn the singing parts that accompany drum play in these traditional music forms. Singing provides both the melodic and rhythmic base for the drums to develop their own dialog and conversations. Classes are structured to progress over several phases:


  1. Warm-up exercises focused on isolation and speed development

  2. Employ 6/8 yuba support and lead rhythms to assist the learning of songs and breaks that are vital to understanding and playing bomba music

  3. Understanding and ...

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Beginning Hand Drum – Ruston

August 19, 201711:15 am - 12:15 pm
All Levels

Audience: If you have never played an instrument or drum or have under a year experience this class is for you.

 

Description: Rhythm 101 is about learning how to feel the rhythm in music in order to create spontaneous and unique counter rhythms inside the music. We will focus on Afro-Cuban rumba, bembe, and salsa styles, with special emphasis on feeling and playing the different clave patterns, kata and palito, as well as the drum parts and accompanying songs. All drum and percussion instruments provided. We will also focus on how to hit the drum to make the correct sounds.

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Audience: If you have never played an instrument or drum or have under a year experience this class is for you.

 

Description: Rhythm 101 is about learning how to feel the rhythm in music in order to create spontaneous and unique counter rhythms inside the music. We will focus on Afro-Cuban rumba, bembe, and salsa styles, with special emphasis on feeling and playing the different clave patterns, kata and palito, as well as the drum parts and accompanying songs. All drum and percussion instruments provided. We will also focus on how to hit the drum to make the correct sounds.

Dance and Percussion Lesson

August 23, 20177:00 pm
All Levels

Calente, an evening of super fun salsa dancing.


Starting with a dance lesson at 7pm. The lesson will include learning basic dance steps and turns. The different rhythms that make up Salsa music will be explored and even learning how to play various percussion instruments. After the class I will be playing a variety of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and even Reggaeton music till closing.

La Fondita Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - 2620 N. Proctor, Tacoma - 253-752-2878

 

 

 

 

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Calente, an evening of super fun salsa dancing.


Starting with a dance lesson at 7pm. The lesson will include learning basic dance steps and turns. The different rhythms that make up Salsa music will be explored and even learning how to play various percussion instruments. After the class I will be playing a variety of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and even Reggaeton music till closing.

La Fondita Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - 2620 N. Proctor, Tacoma - 253-752-2878

 

 

 

 

“Calente” an evening of dancing.

August 23, 20178:00 pm
All Levels

Calente, an evening of super fun salsa dancing.


Starting with a dance / percussion lesson at 7pm. The lesson will include learning basic dance steps and turns. The different rhythms that make up Salsa music will be explored and even learning how to play various percussion instruments. After the class I will be playing a variety of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Bachata music till closing.

La Fondita Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - 2620 N. Proctor, Tacoma - 253-752-2878

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Calente, an evening of super fun salsa dancing.


Starting with a dance / percussion lesson at 7pm. The lesson will include learning basic dance steps and turns. The different rhythms that make up Salsa music will be explored and even learning how to play various percussion instruments. After the class I will be playing a variety of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Bachata music till closing.

La Fondita Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - 2620 N. Proctor, Tacoma - 253-752-2878

Afro Cuban Percussion (Intermediate)

August 26, 201710:00 am
Private Residence
6021 N 35th Tacoma 98407
Intermediate / Tacoma

Audience: Intermediate level drummers (1-3 years playing experience) who are interested in learning more about traditional Afro-Latin styles of music.

Description: This class focuses on playing bomba, bembe, and macuta Afro-Latin drumming styles. You will also learn the singing parts that accompany drum play in these traditional music forms. Singing provides both the melodic and rhythmic base for the drums to develop their own dialog and conversations. Classes are structured to progress over several phases:


  1. Warm-up exercises focused on isolation and speed development

  2. Employ 6/8 yuba support and lead rhythms to assist the learning of songs and breaks that are vital to understanding and playing bomba music

  3. Understanding and ...

More

Contact Arturo

Interested in taking private, group, or Skype drum and percussion lessons from Arturo? Would you like his Rhythm Ambassadors group to bring cultural awareness through music to your school assembly or artist-in-residence program? How about live music or DJ services for a party, wedding, or other special event? Use the convenient form below to contact Arturo with your needs. Or, if you prefer, you can call Arturo at (206) 276-6401 or email him at any of the addresses below.

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For Rhythm Ambassadors: arturo@rhythmambassadors.com

For live music and DJ services: arturo@playzmusic.com

For drum and percussion lessons: arturo@interact-learn.com

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