Engaging

Learn to Groove

School: 
College of Arts & Sciences
CLAS Course: 
Music
Course #: 
MUSI 2340
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Robert Jospe
Credits: 
2
Days of the Week: 
MTWRF

This is a hand drumming class open to all students including music majors. The course requires that students have a hand drum of their own as well as the course book Learn To Groove. Congas, djembes, doumbeks are appropriate. The class will focus on simple hand drumming technique and time keeping along with understanding and playing syncopated patterns. The history, geography and artists associated with the rhythms presented in the course will be included. The course is designed to help students achieve fluency with syncopated patterns that are associated with dance rhythms from West Africa, the Caribbean, Brazil, and the United States.

 

Session: 
Session II
Course Dates: 
July 16 to August 10
Course Times: 
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm