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Percussion Lessons w/ Ganesh Kumar

You will leave the class with a deeper understanding of Indian rhythm

Service Description

Internationally renowned frame drummer and Kanjira Virtuoso Ganesh Kumar offers private and group classes on South Indian percussion instruments. He teaches Kanjira (Frame Drum), Ghatam (Clay Pot), Mridangam (Barrel Shaped Drum) and Konnakol (Vocal Percussion). Ganesh is best known for teaching Indian rhythms on the Kanjira hand drum. The Kanjira is a frame drum from South India, popularly used for South Indian classical music concerts made with wooden rim and a lizard skin. Ganesh has played throughout the world and has developed an understanding and communication of Indian rhythms that is beneficial for those already playing a drum and for those just wanting to start. Ganesh Kumar Master Class covers topics:- • Split Finger techniques & methods • Development of Grooce • Vocal Percussion Syllables & Compositions • Accompaniment skills • Playing odd time Signatures as 5 1/4, 7 3/4 etc., • Solo playing and improvisation • Practice Exercise The workshop is full of class participation and can be attended by anyone with the drum of their choice. Ganesh will lead the class through various Indian patterns used in Indian classical music and show many of the techniques that allow one to display the unique specialty that Indian Hand drumming displays.

  • 42 US dollars
  • ZOOM
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