Shime Bachi - Recommended: 04-K38 or 04-1940
-Small Drum - often serves as the basebeat (Ji) of the Taiko Ensemble
-Every week we will cover a different aspect of Ji-uchi using 3 main practices -
2. Consistency/Reliability/Tempo Keeping
-Goal for class - by learning how to practice and thinking of what the role of the Ji-uchi is, becoming a better and conscious taiko player.
-start thinking about what to do for PEAC Week!
Straight Beat - 16's speed -> 32's speed (AllOne Practice for both)
DRILL: 16's -> 32's
Ten Ken Ten Ken teketeketeketeke x 2
Ten Ken teketeke x 4
Ten teke x 8
2. Tempo Keeping
-one click for every 2 (80BPM) strikes -> 4 strikes -> 8 strikes = harder with less clicks, but better for your inner timing
In teams, keep Ji while others play 4-8-16-32 on any style of drum
-Decide on which Ji to use for each section
-perform in groups