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African Percussion with Ian Watson – Vacation Care

Drum to the rhythm of Africa

Africa is one of the most culturally rich and diverse continents on Earth.

Its Music is full of vibrancy, passion and energy which is used to celebrate, communicate and reflect the countless customs, beliefs and societies that stretch over this vast land.

Highlights

  • How to produce the 3 main tones needed to play the rhythms
  • Establishing primary rhythms
  • Exploring cross rhythms
  • Techniques to improve improvisation

What's Included?

  • This incursion is brought to your Centre for a workshop of musical creation
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Facilitator Profile

Ian creates live loops using traditional and contemporary instruments, relying heavily on traditional work percussion and electronic mediums to create sonic landscapes of audio imagery.

Based in Sydney, Ian has played Drums and Percussion for almost 30 years.  Travelling to 29 different countries, he has studied and performed, drums/percussion in 12 of those countries and has played in countless bands and troupes touring around Australia.

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