A wide-ranging hands-on percussion class covering both Afro-Cuban (salsa) rhythms (on conga, bongo, timbales, etc.) and Afro-Peruvian and Spanish rhythms (on the box drum known as the cajón). This class includes lots of playing time, tips for developing an authentic sound and feel and essential historical and cultural information. All instruments are provided for in-class use.
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 pm
1/9 – 3/13 (10 weeks)
Omar Ledezma • $295
COURSE TITLE: Latin Percussion – Conga to Cajón
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.
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