Elliott Orr – percussion – Zebola

Module 4 covers: Zebola – Serpent Healing This rhythm comes from the Congo and has been adapted to the djembe and doundouns. The traditional context of Zebola is this: The village community gathers for the purpose of healing someone. The drummers play, people dance and everyone chants the song Zebola. Whether the person needs healing…

Elliott Orr – percussion – Tihah Extended

Module 3 covers: Tihah – extended A rhythm from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Background image of Uluru. Always was always will be…… In this module we introduce slaps to the Low drum part of Tihah. We also teach the High drum part of Tihah. The vocalisation for which is: Gung gung gidi di di…

Elliott Orr – percussion – Tihah

Module 2 covers: Tihah – Music of the morning. A rhythm from Nigeria, the first rhythm I learned with Nigerian drummer Sam Oshodi. Background image of gum tree by Noni Carroll Photography This module covers the basic version of the low hand drum part plus the introduction. The best approach is, once the student’s have…

MIchelle Leonard – Music – Rhythm Extension 1

Please print this document before you start this module Welcome back, this module covers: Clap it, Say it, Tap it, Nail it. Make those time signatures make sense, hear the beats and understand how they fit together like an elegant jigsaw puzzle as we reiterate note values from semibreves to semiquavers in this extension session….