This is an opportunity to take your Afro-Cuban musical approach to a more profound level by learning traditional and contemporary Afro-Cuban percussion techniques and rhythms while simultaneously developing a solid understanding of how the music works.
After learning the parts, time is always spent thinking about how the rhythms relate to each other, the Clave, and the 2 over 3 polyrhythm.
After all, it is the rhythmic harmony of all the parts involved that creates the beauty, not the patterns on their own.
FREE MASTER CLASS
In this course, we will gain a firm grasp on the following concepts which are the fundamental building blocks of Afro-Cuban music.
- The 2-3 polyrhythm
- The 6/8 Bell
- The Son Clave
- The Rumba Clave
- Clave Direction
Most importantly we will learn how these ideas all relate to each other thereby creating the rhythmic basis upon which Afro-Cuban music is built.