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Conga Drumming – Intermediate

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Overview

Learn more challenging rhythms from the Afro-Caribbean tradition for multiple conga drums with historical overview and lots of playing time. Prerequisites: some conga drumming experience and familiarity with common Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

Wednesday 8:15 – 9:45 pm
7/5 – 8/9 (6 weeks)
Omar Ledezma and Javier Cabanillas
$280

 

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DEPARTMENT: Drum

COURSE TITLE: Conga Drumming

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Learn more challenging rhythms from the Afro-Caribbean tradition for multiple conga drums with historical overview and lots of playing time. Prerequisites: some conga drumming experience and familiarity with common Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

Alan Hall (drums)

Omar Ledezma Jr. (percussion, voice)
Diploma, Performance, Berklee College of Music 2003. B.S., Law School, Santa Maria University, Caracas, Venezuela 1995. Active local performer, teacher, GRAMMY nominee and world class musician. Toured with renowned artists in USA, Europe, the Caribbean and South America. Has participated in more than 35 recordings, DVDs and books. PEARL PERCUSSION Artist. omarledezmajr.com

Javier Cabanillas (percussion)
Records and tours with GRAMMY-winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra. Additional performance experience with Tito Puente Jr., Marlow Rosado, Willy Torres (Spanish Harlem Orchestra) and collaborations with Tito Nieves, Sheila E., Arturo Sandoval, Alex Acuña, Tania Libertad, Frankie Negrón, Karl Perazzo, Brian Jordan, Ray Obiedo, Adrian Terrazas-Gonzales, Tommy Igoe, Tom E. Politzer, Jerry Gonzalez, Calixto Oviedo, Louie Romero, Jesus Florido. Endorsed by Tycoon Percussion and Soultone Cymbals.

 

 

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