|Beginning-Intermediate Pandeiro Classes in January|
Beginner and Intermediate Pandeiro Classes Every Monday in January with Scott Kettner.
Beginner Class: Every Monday in January | 6:30pm-7:45pm | $20 per class or $90 for all 5 classes payment in advance | 6 people max | no drop-ins after 1st class.
This class will explore basic pandeiro technique to help you develop the left wrist and control over the jingles and a good sound on the instrument. This technique will enable you to develop endurance and control over your pandeiro groove. We will also explore rhythms such as Coco, Baião and Maracatu for the pandeiro. This class is open to anyone who is just beginning to play the instrument. Handouts will be provided. Practicing on a daily basis is absolutely necessary.
Intermediate Pandeiro Class: Every Monday in January | 8:00pm-9:30pm$20 per class or $90 for all 5 classes payment in advance | 6 people max | no drop-ins after 1st class
The intermediate pandeiro class is for people who already have a basic understanding of pandeiro technique and grooves and want to bring their playing to the next level. These classes will focus on playing grooves and rhythms, not just from Brazil but also from New Orleans. Frevo, Baião, Coco, Maracatu, Funk and more. We will approach the pandeiro as if it were a drum set and learn iconic drum grooves from drummers like Earl Palmer, Clyde Stubblefield, Smokey Johnson and more. Handouts will be provided.