Second-Line Drum Class Event Information page

Second-Line Drum Class

Event details

  • Event times:
    • Start : 11.00am | End : 1.00pm
  • Venue : Pavilions Teignmouth - Studio
23rd July
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The Second Line refers to the drum and percussion section of a procession typically following a funeral procession in celebration of a persons life. This tradition was taken to New Orleans during the African Diaspora and as a result has mixed characteristics of a European style march mixed with West African polyrhythms.

These processions are usually made up of a mixture of drums and percussion as part of a brass band. These days, all sorts of rhythms are incorporated whilst still keeping a swinging, funky style.

During this workshop we will utilise a range of instruments including Djembes, Congas, Snare, Bass drums and bells. Expect BIG Beats, BIG Breaks & BIG Smiles!

This workshop is accessible and open to all!

Tickets can be bought individually at £15 per class or at a discounted rate for the two sessions in July, if bought together in one transaction - £25 for the two July classes. The second July class is Conga Comparsa and takes place on Saturday 30th July 11am to 1pm.

Please note there is a 50p booking fee, per transaction in person, or £1 booking fee, per transaction, online or over the telephone.

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