Beginning Djembe for the Non-Percussionist

ILPH-P151
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
None
Electable by: 
All except percussion principals
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

Comprehensive study of hand drumming techniques and rhythmic patterns on the most popular African drum: the djembe. Learn correct and effective djembe playing technique and posture, and both soloing and improvisational concepts, which are essential in the performance of contemporary and traditional African music. Please note that students must provide their own djembe. 

Department: 
PERC
Course chair: 
John Ramsay
Taught By