You will have the opportunity to use congas and a variety of other percussion instruments and learn about their importance and place in chart music today.
This is an open level course suitable for players of any level and highly recommended for participants who would like to start to play in a band and learn how to play along with other musicians at jam nights, performances or in a recording setting.
About the Tutor:
Lea Mullen is a drummer/percussionist who has worked in the music business for the last twenty years. He has toured/recorded with the biggest names (George Michael, Will Young, Ian Brown, Happy Mondays to name a few) and featured in the Olympics closing ceremony.
Leas unique approach to percussion has enabled him to develop unique and exciting ways of using congas and other percussion instruments in a band setting. By paying attention to frequencies, using a bank of knowledge and rhythms from dacades of experience and utilizing a variety of percussion instruments and electronic gadgets, Lea has helped to put a percussive mark on the music of many of the worlds chart toping superstars’ live and recorded performances.
Dates and Times:
8 consecutive Wednesdays. 17th April – 5th June 2013
Education Room 1, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, M4 5JZ
This course will be on sale soon at www.bandonthewall.org or call the box office on 0161 834 1786
£65 full Price £50 concessions