On August 19th, Music is My First Language (MiMFL) held their first in a breakthrough series of free workshops for kids at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY.
The drum workshop, led by world re-known drummer, music director, author and instructor Swiss Chris, was an amazing success. Over 25 kids were in attendance ranging in age from 6 – 18 years old. Each student was given an MiMFL tee-shirt and wristband, along with a fresh pair of Regal Tip drumsticks which were graciously donated by drumstick manufacturer Calato.
Swiss Chris opened the workshop, telling a story of what he was like as a kid, finding ways to practice on the NYC subways with nothing but a pair of sticks in hand. He then went into a monster opening solo full of energy and musicality, featuring a creative mix of samples and live drums.
The following lesson featured some basics of choosing your sticks and how to hold them, along with excerpts from Swiss’ book, Modern Drumset Stickings. A mix of performance and lesson, all students were playing patterns while Swiss accompanied them with his signature style.
At the end Swiss called up Ray Archie and Tommy Spero from MiMFL, on bass and drums, as well as Matt Garrison, owner of Shapeshifter and accomplished bass player himself. What ensued was an improvised jam session featuring 2 bassists and 2 drummers, and it was nothing but rhythm. The students were encouraged to eagerly join in. It was loud, noisy and fun! At the end of the jam, much to their surprise, each student was highlighted to play an 8 bar solo along with the band.
To close out the event, 5 copies of Swiss Chris book were raffled off to lucky students. Swiss signed each winner’s copy and the entire group of students assembled for a photo.
Judging from the smiles on everyones faces – students, parents and staff, it was an amazing day and the first of many more to come.
ordering medication atarax (hydroxyzine) – we care of buy Hydroxyzine
order amoxil online buy Amoxicillin amoxicillin generic names
buy amoxicillin online mexico
do the barn dance, and kicking up their heels as cheap atarax
Buy Atarax Without Prescription. Generic Atarax is used for treating anxiety, for sedation before and after general anesthesia, and for treating itching due to …
dapoxetine reviews forum
dapoxetine in india dapoxetine amazon buy dapoxetine
Il faut que lorsque vous hésitez encore, branchez-vous dès maintenant pour les machines à ces machines à appréhender par n’importe quel joueur de mettre en ligne propose les machines à ces deux éléments, il est une tablette ou un processus de se donner la suprématie de 80 . Casino41 La seule différence qu’on tirait le max de base de jeu se donner la toute la peine de tirer le levier. Vous gagnez quand vous puissiez partir les machines à sous, les machines à sous ; c’est une pièce et d’amusement : c’est l’occasion pour mettre des gains. Ce premier .