Roots Jam 4: World Beats - Rhythms Wild! (Paperback)

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Roots Jam 4: World Beats - Rhythms Wild! (Paperback)


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Learn and remember djembe rhythms the easy way, with visual box notation.

Whether you are a beginning drummer mystified by complex traditional polyrhythms, or an advanced drummer seeking a ready resource of new rhythm inspirations, Roots Jam 4 provides you with an essential and comprehensive toolkit of beats, lessons, and tips for practice and performance.

- See at a glance how ensemble parts and polyrhythms fit together.

- Use the easiest handing for ballet dunun parts.

- Recognize the basics of creative or complex hand drum solos.

- Compare and draw from multiple ethnic drumming traditions.

- Mix and match fun ensemble arrangements and breaks.

- Access audio tracks to match the written notation.

Nowick Gray is a drumming performer and teacher with thirty years of experience playing West African rhythms. His popular Roots Jam rhythm books, YouTube videos, audio compositions and instructional web pages have helped beginning, intermediate and performing drummers understand and play traditional African-based rhythms since 1996.

With Roots Jam 4 you can quickly cross-reference popular beats for djembe, dunun, or conga drums; copy complete arrangements for samba bands; and even learn Indian tabla patterns selected especially for kirtan. Groove on funk polyrhythms for DJ mixes, trance dance, or tribal drum circles, and access bonus audio tracks for more inspiration.

Empower yourself to take that quantum leap, to the full ecstasy and power of the drum.

Product Details ISBN: 9781708780470
ISBN-10: 1708780475
Publisher: Cougar Webworks
Publication Date: November 17th, 2019
Pages: 116
Language: English