Build a musical movement at your school, business, or community center through Community Drum Ensemble (CDE)! An inclusive, performance-based program, CDE is designed for advanced middle school through high school and adult age learners. This book, CD & DVD set provides invaluable insight into how to lead a Community Drum Ensemble program, through building your group, teaching the arrangements, and bringing your ensemble to perform at special events in the community. Featuring 6 arrangements for djembes, djun-djuns, and small percussion, this program is heavy on groove and designed for drumming fun, with a mix of original and traditional rhythms inspired by music from West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the USA. Rhythm Phonics notations, standard notations, illustrations, and instructional CD and DVD included.
This book, CD & DVD set also works well as a practice play-along for djembe and djun-djun drummers.
The "Community Drum Ensemble" curriculum includes:
A 76-PAGE ILLUSTRATED BOOK WITH:
• 6 Drum Arrangements for djembes, djun-djuns (dununs), and small percussion, fully notated
• Background information on each arrangement
• CDE Fundamentals
• Leadership Roles
• Teaching Tools
• Soloing & Improvisation
• Additional Resources
• CD with 37 audio tracks of the music in the book
• DVD with video demonstrations of each rhythm and ensemble in the book
Book, CD & DVD Set
76 pages, illustrated
Made in the USA
$ 12.00 $ 15.00
TubeStix are percussion tubes for softer playing. Custom-designed for the music classroom, these bright red drum sticks are made of a strong and lightweight plastic. Use TubeStix on any type of stick drum...
Teach character education through an innovative, cross-curricular musical program. "Drumming Up Character" combines reading, writing, and visual art activities with upbeat hip-hop music, drumming, Character Rap songs, and dances highlighting...
$ 24.95 $ 30.00
Grade Level Rhythm Chants & Drum Breaks for Kindergarten through Sixth Grade One of the wonderful aspects of ensemble drumming is the feeling of teamwork that it inspires. As our...
Welcome to "The Rhythm Is Here! A World Music Journey in Rhythm & Song", a Rhythm Hunters' Adventure for grades K-8. This comprehensive curriculum is designed to inspire a spirit...