Drumming: An Extension of Language (MIN2120.01)

Michael Wimberly

This course serves as an introduction to learning rhythms, chants and songs from Africa, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, and the African Diaspora. Using percussion instruments from these regions; students will experience basic hand and stick techniques while learning to recognize drumming patterns associated with these traditional rhythms. The rhythms of Lamban, KuKu, Zaouli, Samba, Yanvalu, Rhumba, and others will be explored. Weekly rehearsal is required in preparation for showing works in progress at music workshop, as well as on and off campus events.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2
W 2:10pm - 4:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 2000, All courses, Instrumental Study, Michael Wimberly, Two Credit, Wednesday Afternoons, and tagged , .