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Rhythmic Roots: Fundamentals of Rhythm

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$15
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This class is designed to instruct and inform students about critical aspects of playing traditional West African drum rhythms.

Attendees will be exposed to an environment that is conducive to learning while they work as a cohesive unit to express tradition West African rhythms. By the conclusion of this workshop, students have more control of bass -tone- slap sequences as well as a better understanding of the function of calls and breaks.
 
Objectives:
-Practice three basic djembe techniques
-Focus on body posture, breathing and mindfulness when drumming
-Practice calls and breaks
-Practice Sinte rhythm
-Experiment with soloing

 

Cost:
$15 GA
$10 Student
$5 drum rental

 

Time:
1.5 hours
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.

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$15
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Organizer

Crystal Portal
Phone:
850-727-8214
Email:
crystalportal850@gmail.com

Venue

Crystal Portal
1026 Commercial Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32310 United States
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Phone:
(850) 926-5999
Website:
https://crystalportalgems.com