An American Approach to World Percussion

An American Approach to World Percussion
A Practical Method for the Development of Jazz Applications to Hand Percussion Instruments

By Tom Teasley Book & DVD Item: 00-44486
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An American Approach to World Percussion offers Western-trained percussionists a systematic approach from which to draw on their experience as drumset players and rudimental performers, and apply that knowledge to a variety of world percussion instruments. Applications for djembe, doumbek, tambourines, shakers and more are combined, often with four-part coordination. In addition, techniques are frequently interchanged among instruments to demonstrate the commonality of approaches. While this is not a substitute for traditional study of these instruments, An American Approach to World Percussion is a comprehensive study of world percussion from an American jazz perspective. It should also broaden the horizons of those already familiar with traditional applications of these instruments by offering a jazz sensibility. Above all, the student is encouraged to use this material to ignite their own imagination to develop a personal connection with the vast world of world music. Includes over one hour of video instruction.

Sample Pages


About the Author
Palm Drums
Rudimental Exercises
Other Applications
Hand and Brush Technique
Walking Bass Line
The 6/8 Cascara
Triplet Partials
The Pandeiro Stroke on Palm Drums
One-Hand Tumbao
Frame Drum
Split-Hand Technique
South Italian Flip Stroke
Snap Stroke
Frame Drum with Backbeat Groove Exercises

Additional Information

Author: Tom Teasely
Format: Book & DVD
Page Count: 28
Item Number: 00-44486
ISBN 10: 1-4706-2403-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-2403-3
UPC: 038081502366

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