eBook + Online Video
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
A spirited global tour of drum circle instruction for the classroom and community; my book includes a comprehensive online video showcasing school and community drum circles. People who want to discover their spiritual need to drum are welcome to let me take them on a journey of WORLD MUSIC. My book begins with the African forms of drumming and moves through diverse cultural forms of music/drumming from all around our world. African, Cuban, Brazilian, Native, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Community.
The instructional online video showcases the talent of people of all ages. Feel free to refer to the online video with regards to the topics covered in the book. This book also provides educators and drum circle facilitators with ideas for implementing a music program or a community Drum Circle. I have also included positive evaluation methods. Discover your spirit of drumming. Includes access to online video.
CHAPTER 1 - Getting Started Playing Our Hand Drum
CHAPTER 2 - Important Music Concepts
CHAPTER 3 - Rhythm Studies, Reading Music
CHAPTER 4 - More Hand Drumming Techniques
CHAPTER 5 - The Four Essential Rudiments
CHAPTER 6 - Have Fun Playing Auxiliary Percussion Instruments
CHAPTER 7 - Three Part Rhythm Drum Circle Fun!
CHAPTER 8 - Experience the Spirit of World Music
CHAPTER 9 - Educator's Guide to Success
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