Hand Percussion for Drummers
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Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Course Number: JPER 4620
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This is a course where jazz "trap set" drummers learn how to function as percussionists. Students are introduced to a variety of Caribbean and World percussion instruments and taught proper technique on each instrument. Focus is on developing a good sound and good dynamic control of each instrument, and also on understanding and practicing how to integrate the percussion instruments into the sound of an ensemble which also has a trap set drummer.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.
Open to Jazz students.
Open to Undergraduate students.