Drumming 3

Course Dates: 19/01/20 - 29/03/20
Time: 12:15 - 13:45
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Mark Huggett

Play and analyse classic grooves and work to improve coordinated independence and application of rudiments to the kit. Includes reading drum notation. Ideal if you have completed Drumming 2 or have equivalent experience.

Description

What is the course about?

Develop playing skills acquired in last term's level 2. Our focus will be to build a technical skillbase and develop stylistic authenticity when playing a range of contemporary grooves.

What will we cover?

- The establishment of a good practice routine
- Intermediate level coordinated independence
- Fluency of mobility around the kit
- Study of contemporary styles, and classic grooves
- Rock, funk,and latin styles
- Analysis of predominant drummers
- Practice at reading music for drums.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Develop and sustain a sound practice routine away from class
- Enjoy improved stick control and rudimental technique and apply this to the drumset
- Play different styles with the correct 'feel'
- Demonstrate 4-way coordination for drums.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

For players who have successfully completed Drumming level 2, and others with equivalent competence. To include:
- the ability to play 8th note grooves
- the ability to play paradiddle,
- the ability to play basic 16th note groove
- the ability to play simple triplet or 12/8 feel
- the ability to learn in a group and take part in group activities

You will need to follow written and verbal instructions in English and engage in class discussions.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Learning as a group, using 3 or 4 kits, practice kits and pads; tutor demonstration; listen to and discuss recorded samples; playing together, and solo; learning grooves by ear and from notation; as much individual tuition as numbers allow. Mostly we will play as an ensemble, sometimes for a sustained period.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring your own sticks, a notebook, and a device to record parts of your class.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Progress to Drumming 4.
You should be ready to join a band and start to rehearse!

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Highly recommended course, with a friendly atmosphere and really good teaching.
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Book your place

Course Code: ME633

Sun, day, 19 Jan - 29 Mar '20

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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