The Art of Improvising
Learn how to EASILY Improvise in ANY Meter!
(For ANY type of Musician and/or Composer)
- Do you like to improvise but are looking for some guidance to develop your improvisations?
- Are you a musician and/or who struggles with the topic “improvising”?
- Are you a composer who only finds it restricted to write in any other time signature then 4/4?
- Do you cringe when your band members say “hey, its your turn to solo?”
- Are you fascinated with numbers, mathematics, shapes, and forms?
Look no further, THIS IS THE PROGRAM FOP YOU!
As a Percussionist, I have found that using certain feet patterns for different meters, can actually HELP you feel free to easily improvise in ANY meter. Learn various feet patterns that can enhance your ability to improvise.
USING COMPOSITIONAL IDEAS FROM NORTH INDIAN TABLA REPERTOIRE TO HELP CRATE YOUR SOLOS
North Indian Tabla Repitoure is rich in STRUCTURE! Using concepts and rhythmic structures found in these compositions, we will learn various ways to compose solos, using table structures such as: Theme + Variations, Tihais and Chakradhars.
OPTIONAL MUSIC THEORY TRAINING:
Interested in taking your understanding of music to the next level? In addition to helping with your improvising skills, I can also help you with music theory, how to read music, scales, modes, Indian music theory and Jazz scale theory.
PROGRAM IS OPEN TO MUSICIANS AND COMPOSERS OF ALL KINDS AND LEVELS
- You do NOT need to play an instrument or know music theory to take this program
- This program is structured for ANY KIND OF MUSICIAN and/or COMPOSER who would like to deepen their understanding of improvising, soloing, and rhythm.
- Using a blend of traditional concepts found in North and South Indian drumming repitoure, we wil unlock the JOYOUS mystery of how to improvise EASILY in any meter,(including challenging time cycles like 7.5 ect).
A side not: As a former math GEEK, I am fascinated with numbers, shapes and form and found this topic to be so fascinating, and really devoted studies on how math can be used to enhance improvisation.