Seattle Workshops 2019: Naname Extended Technique

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Seattle Workshops 2019: Naname Extended Technique

Date: 
Mon, 2019-01-28 19:45 to 22:00
Ticket price: 
N/A
Location: 

Japanese Culture and Community Center of Washington
1414 S Weller St
Seattle, WA 98144

Description: 

Extended technique for naname workshop for Seattle Taiko groups including Fuji Taiko and Seattle Kokon.

Set List: 

Welcome
- names while stretching
- today: techniques for musicality and movement

Base groove
- counting
- DO de da de -- de da de -- de da de -- de da de
- DO de da de -- de da de -- de da de -- demu

Muting
- muting w/ Right (thumb grip)
- muting w/ Left (back of hand)
- application: cutting off phrase
- demo: energy of "short" notes

R arm swings
- whole-note R swings with 16th note L strikes

Nya (tacks)
- as lead to "2" or "4"
- as option for changing direction in choreo

Opposite-direction arm swings

Closing
- how to arrange a solo: simple rhythms, simple movements, arm swings with development, best moves

 

Wrap up: 

Afraid I talked too much and demo-ed too little but the group was supportive and enthusiastic.

 

Audience size: 
10
Other Participants: