Shime Tonality Workshop for San Jose Taiko

Shime Tonality Workshop for San Jose Taiko

Mon, 2018-08-06 19:00 to 22:00
Ticket price: 

565 N. 5th Street
San Jose, CA 95112


Shime daiko tonal sensitivity workshop for San Jose Taiko.

Set List: 

- zabuton (or something similar to put drums flat on floor)
- lighted bachi
- metronome
- mutes
- mallets, rutes, brushes, take

Increasing sensitivity for precise 16ths
- timing accuracy: sugagaki
- tempo stability: diminishing click
- dynamics: insanely soft playing

- tone
-- pitch: "chords" 16(mh)-16(ml)-8(h)-8(l)-16(a)
-- sustain
--- dampening: chords again
--- muting: chords again

-- location
--- call and answer: tonal exploration
---- discussion: what tones work in common situations?
--- melodic composition
---- differing time signatures (a la Karakurenai): 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
---- single melody split between multiple instruments (a la Radiddlepa)

--- demo: Radiddlepa

Q/A, shime tightening


Wrap up: 

Wonderful curiosity and enthusiasm.  I love San Jose Taiko!

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