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Arabic Percussion with Donavon

By: | posted on: Mar 29, 2020

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Date(s) - 03/29/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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DanceGardenLA

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Cost:
19-125 USD
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Email:
info@dancegardenla.com
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1083160122036472
Phone:
(323) 660-4556
Organization:
DanceGardenLA


LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Come have fun and play the Doumbek (Arabic goblet drum), riqq (Arabic ’tambourine’), tar (frame drum), and segat (finger cymbals/zills)!

In this class, you will learn the foundations of Arabic and North African percussion including:
-Rhythms used, plus their names and structures.
-Advanced variations on the standard rhythms
-Structure of a drum solo
-Playing with music, for dancers and for dancing with drum
-The various techniques, fingering and playing styles used (Arabic classical, Arabic Pop and Turkish)
-Exercises for flexibility, dexterity, and speed

And more…

Classes are open to beginners, advanced players, dancers & fans and class structure is designed to lead you through many levels of learning. For absolute beginners, it is suggested to take a private or come to the 1st class each month. Bring your own drum, or borrow one of ours with advanced notices.

Intro to Arabic Percussion with Donavon ~ 3rd SUNDAY OF THE MONTH (4:45pm-5:45pm)
Monthly Rotation, check class schedule for exact date.

Bring your frame drum, dumbek, or just your hands (we will provide the drum) and get an introductory lesson in Arabic Percussion.

Learn the various tones you can create and begin to play basic 2 and 4 beat rhythms.

Intermediate / Advanced Arabic Percussion with Donavon ~ 3rd SUNDAY OF THE MONTH (4:45pm-5:45pm)
Monthly Rotation, check class schedule for exact date.

For the experienced percussionist, learn advanced technique, complex rhythms and soloing patterns on dumbek, frame drum, and/or zills.

Community Drum Circle with Donavon ~ 3rd SUNDAY OF THE MONTH (4:45pm-5:45pm)
Monthly Rotation, check class schedule for exact date.

Bring your favorite percussion instrument or just your hands and get ready to party! Donavon leads the group on a rhythmic journey as we get deep into grooves and find our voices in the drum.

Prices:
$19 – Single Class
$85 – 5 Class Pass
$150 – 10 Class Pass
$125 – VIP Membership (Autopay recurring for Unlimited Classes)

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