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Rhythm-A-Ning

frank martin

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Overview

A class all about rhythm for instrumental and vocal musicians at all levels. We’ll explore ways to achieve rhythmic freedom in performance. Learn how to avoid “turning the beat around” and how to improvise without having to constantly count, no matter what the rhythm or time signature. We’ll also explore the joy of polyrhythms. Wear comfortable clothes, as we will MOVE in this class!

Wednesday 8:15 – 9:45 pm
7/5 – 8/16 (6 weeks) no class 7/26
Frank Martin • $280

Registration

DEPARTMENT: Theory & Improvisation

COURSE TITLE: Rhythm-A-Ning


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A class all about rhythm for instrumental and vocal musicians at all levels. We’ll explore ways to achieve rhythmic freedom in performance. Learn how to avoid “turning the beat around” and how to improvise without having to constantly count, no matter what the rhythm or time signature. We’ll also explore the joy of polyrhythms. Wear comfortable clothes, as we will MOVE in this class!

 

Frank Martin (Piano, Keyboards)
Music Director for Narada Michael Walden, Patti Austin, Angela Bofill; Carnegie Hall appearances with Sting, James Taylor, Elton John; Record producer/arranger for Al Jarreau, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joey DeFrancesco, Mimi Fox, Mary Jenson, Molly Holm, Deuce, Tuck & Patti, Karen Blixt; performed/recorded with John McLaughlin, Buddy Montgomery, Joe Farrell, Dizzy Gillespie, Larry Coryell, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Stevie Wonder, Airto, Dori Caymmi, Dianne Reeves, Patrice Rushen, Trilok Gurtu, Richard Bona; Faculty, UC Berkeley Jazz Ensembles.
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