Band on the Wall presents...
Global Grooves: Samba Short Course Summer 2017
Global Grooves and Band on the Wall are proud to announce a four week course in samba studies. This course is designed to give an introduction to playing the various instruments of the samba bateria, enabling players to develop their set-up and skills whilst building up stamina in a 15-piece bateria. Featured instruments include: surdo, caixa, repique, tamborims, chocalho.
Delivered by São Paulo sambistas Eraldo De Sa Marques and Luiz Fernando (Mikiba), this course will help you to develop your playing technique in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. Participants will gain first-hand knowledge of how the samba schools function in the community in Brazil, experience the conversations between the different instruments in the bateria, and enjoy the full-on energy of ensemble playing!
This course is suitable for complete beginners to intermediate players. Ear plugs recommended.
Some instruments can be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them.
Full course dates for Summer 2017
Monday 8th May
Monday 15th May
Monday 22nd May
7pm to 9.15pm