Come learn partido-alto percussion and song with master Brazilian percussionist Jorge Alabe! Partido-alto, or "samba sincopado," is the basis of syncopated samba from Rio de Janeiro, including a small number of instruments played in an ensemble.
The class will cover technique for instruments used in a partido-alto ensemble, including:
Pandeiro, reco-reco, agogo, tamborim, small surdo, chocalho or ganza, caixa, repinique, and congas.
Songs typical of partido-alto style will be included each week.
The speeded up "samba show" version of this style will also be covered.
All levels are welcome and will have a chance to try various instruments.
Discount price of $70 for 4-class series (sequential weeks); $30/single class
Sign-up for class series is encouraged, but attendance at individual classes is also welcome. RSVP much appreciated to let us know you will be attending.
Contact Deborah at email@example.com with any questions or to sign up for the class.
Jorge Alabe can be contacted directly at firstname.lastname@example.org