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Calle Bomba Workshop Series; May 12th, 19th and 26th

Calle Bomba
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May 12 12:30AM - 2:00PM

Workshop goals and description:

Participants will engage in a three-part/three skill area circuit of activities during which they will (1) learn to play basic Bomba drum rhythms and musical patterns; (2) learn basic Bomba dance steps; and (3) learn already existing and then generate new, basic, 4/4, Bomba lyric patterns in Spanish and/and English;


Workshop # 1: Saturday 12th 12:30am till 2:00pm

Participants will learn the historical context of Afro-Puerto Rican music genre.

Participants will engage in a 4/4 drumming pattern and call and response (repique).

Participants will engage in basic dance steps to reinforce the call and response skill.


Workshop # 2: Saturday 19th 12:30am till 2:00pm

Participants will engage in a 4/4 drumming pattern and call and response (repique).

Participants will engage and enhance the basic dance steps to reinforce the call and response skill.

Participants will progress in their skills and explore which of the three areas they feel most proficient or comfortable with.


Workshop #3 Saturday 26th 12:30am till 2:00pm

Participants will review all three of the skill areas, but also focus most intensely on their strongest area, in order to build more competence.

Participants will focus on Bomba lyric patterns in Spanish and English


Contact information:

Gloria J. Rodriguez-Ransom

412.576.2510

ransomgr@gmail.com

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Calle Bomba Workshop Series; August 4th, 11th, and 18th

Calle Bomba Workshop Series; August 4th, 11th, and 18th

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Workshop goals and description:Participants will engage in a three-part/three skill area circuit of activities during which they will (1) learn to play basic Bomba drum rhythms and musical patterns;…