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Rhythmic Roots: Fundamentals of Rhythm
October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$15
This class is designed to instruct and inform students about critical aspects of playing traditional West African drum rhythms.
$5 drum rental
10-minute break – Bring snacks & reusable water bottle
Meet the Instructor: Ramin Yazdanpanah, PhD
Rhythmic roots is a community-based organization that strives to reach out to local and surrounding communities to stimulate healing and self-expression amongst all participants. Percussionist and drum instructor Ramin Yazdanpanah’s sounds echo the Outback, the Silk Road, the Caribbean and his native Florida home. Ramin expresses the soulful and passionate rhythms of his Cuban-Iranian heritage on cajon, dumbek, djembe and a variety of world percussion from around the globe. Ramin has performed and recorded with numerous artists ranging from classical, jazz and folk, to funk, Latin, and hip-hop; from the east coast to the west coast and internationally. Ramin recently received is Ph.D in Intercultural Multilingual Education from Florida State University.