The Rhythms of Presence: Part 4

I am teaching a Rhythms of the World class. We are three weeks into a 9-week block. I have been focused on teaching a version of a Kpanlogo rhythm from Ghana, which has up to 8 separate interlocking patterns namely, a bass drum part, 3 hand drum parts, 3 bell parts and a shaker pattern.... Continue Reading →

The Rhythms of Presence. Part 1.

A series of short musings on the impact of presence within the world of rhythm. Culturally Specific Rhythms. It begins with a single part. A pattern. Your task is to hold onto this part. To get it. The challenge here is that the person sitting next to you has their own part. Different to yours... Continue Reading →

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