Level 2 Afro-Cuban Drumming Course

9-Week Course: 13th March – 15th May (not including 10th April)

This course is aimed at students wanting a deeper understanding of Afro-Cuban drumming. Participants will develop essential drum tones on different types of drums, an awareness of clave as a rhythmic structure and how drum patterns interlock and a complex understanding of rumba, batá drumming including conversations and variations. We will also introduce students to palo and güiro. Participants will learn a repertoire of songs that accompany drum rhythms and develop skills for singing and playing simultaneously.

Bombo Productions offers a range of courses that cater for three levels of ability. This is a level 2 Afro-Cuban Drumming Course for those who have completed level 1 or who have some musical experience, please refer to our guide here. If you are not sure which level you are why not visit our Learning Objectives and Student Levels page on our website? There you will find a chart outlining the key musical skills we expect our students to acquire from attending our courses/workshops when combined with home study. This chart is also a reference to check which skills are required of participants wanting to attend courses/workshops aimed at levels 2 and 3.

Taught by David Pattman and Vicky Jassey.

Course Details

When: Wednesday 13th March – 15th May (not including 10th April)

Time: 7.00 – 9.00pm

Location:  Rising Tide Studios, 270 Mare St, Hackney, London E8 1HE

Drum Hire: You can use our drums for free.
Prices: full rate students and low income
(10% discount)
Early-bird Rate (payable by 1st March) 144 130
Rate for attending if paid after 1st March. 216 N/A
Drop-In 27  N/A

Not sure what to expect? If you are not happy after the first class we will refund you the remaining course fee.

Low income is anyone on child tax benefits or any other government benefits or living on £17,000 per year or below.

How to book:
You can
– pay online following the link below
or
– make a bank transfer. Please send an email to reservations@bomboproductions.com and Sandra will send you our account details.

Please clearly state your name and the workshop you would like to attend. Your place is secure once payment is received. Thank you

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