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Rhythms in Three Module 1
Introduction to Sevillanas, Waltzes and Jigs

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What's this module about?

Understanding rhythms in three is essential if you want to play almost any rhythm - from rock, blues, bulerias, funk through to sevillanas, waltzes and jigs. Gaining a clear and solid groundwork in this rhythmic basis will make all later study seem relatively easy!

What will I learn?

In this module, you will learn:

  • three different approaches to understanding rhythms in three
  • four different rhythmic patterns for playing sevillanas, waltzes and jigs
  • how to play a short sequence
  • technique for playing rhythms in three
What is included?
  • Instructional Video with step by step demonstration of rhythms and techniques being taught (14 minutes)
  • Additional video with eleven exercises designed to systematically build up your ability and skills as you play along (12 minutes)
  • Written notes guiding you through the module including notation of all rhythms and exercises, background to Rhythms in Three, glossary and study plan
  • Clear explanations using visual auditory and kinaesthetic approaches to learning
  • HD (High Definition) video with close ups and split screens so you can easily see correct technique
How long is the module?

Material included in this module is equivalent to approximately three introductory level classes, or two lower intermediate classes.

About your teacher

Claudia lived in Spain for five years studying percussion with many cajon players including Isaac Figueras (Chiquelo, Diego Carrasco) and Juan Flores (Duquende, Manuel Soto). She then moved to Ireland to play and record with Mexican guitar duo, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and went on to work with other artists including folk legend Luka Bloom. For the next three years she performed in many parts of Europe including Holland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland and Spain. She also taught cajon and drums at the Irish Drum Academy and Waltons School of Music. She now lives in Sydney and performs with various groups, and teaches percussion for the Department of Education and Training.
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Level: Suitable for Beginners - Lower intermediate
(7 years and older)
Prerequisites: Cajon Technique Module 1
Start Date: Anytime
Teacher: Claudia Chambers
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