Caribbean Rhythms for Drum Set

Course Number
ILPD-424
Description

In this course, students listen to traditional and contemporary examples music from Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Cuba, Trinidad, and Puerto Rico, with a focus on the percussion rhythms and their application to the drum set. The students learn sample percussion patterns, performing them on percussion instruments and adapting them to the drum set. They also learn how to orchestrate these rhythms on different parts of the drum set, and how to improvise in an authentic way in a modern setting.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
ILPD-211, ILPH-357, or overall ensemble rating 4
Electable By
All percussion principals
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston Campus
Department
PERC
Course Chair
Yoron Israel

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