Concepts of Rhythm and Nature
From the big bang to the speed of light, rhythm defines our world. This workshop explores how rhythm permeates everything in our universe and how musicians can start to think differently about time, rhythm, and groove. A drummers most important job is to make time feel good, a big responsibility! This workshop provides some tools.
Doug has built an international career for the past 30 years as a percussionist based out of Chicago, and more recently Christchurch. He is an active performer and teacher in many styles of music. Having a classical performance degree, studying with the Chicago Symphony percussionists, and also having studied folkloric traditions in Cuba, West and North Africa, the Middle East, India, and various other locals, he is an in demand musician for a large variety of situations. He’s recorded on over 50 albums, produced some of them, composed music for dance, written articles for Downbeat magazine, and been an artist in residence at the world renowned Chicago Art Institute. He has taught on 5 continents and presented workshops at numerous Universities, colleges, schools, corporate events and retreats.