If you’re looking for a basic course in the essential skills needed for ensemble playing, this hands-on course covers everything you need to know: proper technique, common grooves (swing, Latin, funk, ballad) sticks, brushes, trading 4’s and basic comping. Prerequisites: some drum set experience. Jazz experience not required.
Mondays 6:30 – 8 pm
9/18 – 11/27 (10 weeks) no class 11/20
Alan Hall • $395
Teacher contact: Alan Hall
COURSE TITLE: Jazz Drumming 101
Alan Hall (drums)
Advisor, Drum Program. Former assistant professor at Berklee College of Music; adjunct faculty at UC Berkeley; clinician; author; performed with Ernie Watts, Paul McCandless, Eddie Harris, Bruce Wilamson, Art Lande, Tom Coster, Kit Walker, Rebecca Parris, Kai Eckhardt, Stuart Hamm; artist endorsement with Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks, Aquarian Accessories.