Bebop, Rock & Beyond I (MIN4216.01)

Michael Wimberly

Bebop, Rock & Beyond is a drum set course exploring the musical techniques associated with cutting edge drummers while expanding your musicianship. We will look at the drumming architects of Bebop and Rock, such as Max Roach, Elvin Jones, John Bonham, and Bill Buford, in addition to innovative musicians who are taking drum set playing Beyond the traditions of rock and jazz. This course is for drummers who have taken drum set lessons, practice regularly, and are looking to learn and fine-tune their fundamentals in these musical genres on this instrument. Reading music notation is not required, but will help when analyzing specific work, and learning specific pieces. We will use audio, video, and technology to broaden our learning experience. Bebop, Rock & Beyond II will be offered in the spring term of 2020.

Prerequisites: This course requires an audition or approval from the instructor. For registration contact Michael Wimberly
Credits: 4
W 8:30-12:10
Maximum Enrollment: 6
Course Frequency: Every Term
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