WHAT: We will continue our drumming journey in this 4 week course which will challenge each participant to strengthen their playing through our weekly classes and in individual practice. Each week we will focus on a theme like groove, strength, creativity, and develop these faculties through exercises and group play. This class is Intermediate level, participants should have a drum, and be familiar with the basic rhythms of Mideastern music
WHEN: Wednesdays December 1-22 5.15-6.15pm ET
Recordings available for those who cannot make this time.
A Zoom link will be sent out 10 minutes before the session begins.
COST: Sliding scale pay what you can
$40, $60, $80
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Rami ‘Tabla’ El-Aasser has a MS from NYU (2010) and BS from Northwestern University (1997). He plays darbuka and sings worldwide with groups including Alsarah & the Nubatones, Raquy Düm, and Zikrayat. Based in New York & the Berkshires, he is a regular at NYC’s taraab and dance parties with traditional musicians from across the mideast. With roots in Egypt, his repertoire includes classical and folk traditions from the Arab World, Greece, Balkans, Turkey, East and North Africa, by way of Brooklyn. Rami’s grooves also can be found on many recordings, soundtracks, and live theatre productions, most recently on Broadway at The Band’s Visit. http://ramitabla.com