Hand Percussion for Drummers
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: JPER 4620
Course Format: Group Lessons
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
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Drummers only.


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.