Naname Patterns: Quitiplas in the Pocket

10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 at 6:00-7:45pm

First Class: Fri, October 06, 2017
Teacher(s): Yeeman Mui
Room: Small Classroom

Objectives: Introduction to various drills and exercises that challenges drummers’ listening skills, bachi control and dexterity. The drills lead into the composition “Quitiplas in the Pocket” by Yeeman Mui.

Brief Workshop Content description: a piece for solo improvisation on the slant style (naname) drums. The poly-meter base beat is adapted from the Venezuelan Quitiplas music with a stylized solo cue created by Yeeman Mui. The piece focuses on creating different tonalities of the drum. The Venezuelan-inspired polymeter backbeat is challenging but also has a distinctive groove that can open up various platforms for improvisation.

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Fri, October 06, 2017 01
Fri, October 13, 2017 02
Fri, October 20, 2017 03
Fri, October 27, 2017 04