This unique and highly entertaining lesson will teach youto make complex rhythms using the simplest of materials, some right out of your kitchen drawer. It’s fun, and anyone can do it — no music lessons, note-reading or expensive instruments are needed to join in with the band!
David Holt’s infectious enthusiasm and clear instructions will have you playing fascinating rhythms in no time. You’ll develop coordination and physical dexterity, while attaining a deeper understanding of traditional American music.
Learning the proper way to play rolls, accents, fills, and a variety of sounds on these easy instruments will teach you the basics of percussion so you can contribute to jam sessions and other musical events.
You don’t even need an instrument! In addition to learning to play metal and wooden spoons, bones, washboard and even the paper bag, David passes on the traditional art of hambone, using nothing but his own body to create fabulous sounds and rhythms. Mastering the series of moves that have been handed down for generations will enable you to create your own show-stopping routines, and entertain family and friends.