Drum Workshop – The Journey of Rhythm: From Africa to NYC with Swiss Chris
Come out and participate in the next MiMFL FREE workshop for students (9-17 years) on Sunday December 15th from 12-2pm with renowned drummer Swiss Chris (drummer for John Legend, Gloria Gaynor, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Sir Elton John, Estelle & Wyclef Jean!)
Swiss Chris’ book “Modern Drum Set Stickings” is on the Amazon Best Seller List and has been nominated for Best Educational Book in the 2014 Modern Drummer Reader Poll Award. Swiss Chis is featured in the Modern Drummer Magazine December 2013 issue.
This electrifying workshop will guide students through an important cultural exploration…beginning on the West Coast of Africa, students will follow the journey of the rhythm to Haiti and Brazil, up through New Orleans and land in NYC. Participants will explore cultural history, the mental aspects of drumming, physical aspects of drumming, basic stickings, official Swiss Chris warm up, basic poly-rhythms and more! No experience necessary – all students are welcome – participants will receive free drum sticks & MiMFL wrist bands!
Date: Sunday December 15th, 2013
Time: 11:30am Registration
Location: Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Place, Brooklyn NY 11215
(Between 1st & Carroll Street – Park Slope)
Event Sponsor: BWG Stategy