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Drum & Percussion Workshop

Drum & Percussion Workshop

Afro-Latin Drum and Percussion Workshop With Arturo Rodriquez, Rhythm Ambassador 
At Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum 
Saturday July 20, 3-5 pm

$20 for a rhythmic experience and a drink token

Bring your own drums/percussion

Arturo Rodriguez has been a Rhythm Ambassador all his life. He grew up in a very musical household with his dad an avid conga player and mom a Mambo/salsa dancer/instructor. With over 35 years of playing and performance experience, Arturo is a master percussionist who has played with legends like Tito Puente, Pete Escovedo, Paul Horn, Jason Mraz, Crosby, Stills and Nash, and many more. A beloved teacher and performer at Seattle World Rhythm Fest and NW Folklife Festival Rhythm Tent, Arturo has been infusing Afro-Latin music and rhythms into the PNW for decades..

This workshop will be a composite workshop giving drummers and percussionists an insight into playing the many types of Latin percussion instruments well, with some of the hidden secrets for making you an accomplished drummer/musician. Arturo will go over techniques, mechanical isolation, important rhythms and concepts about time keeping to master and improvisation exercises, as well. A must workshop for all who want to learn how to bring their own inner musicality out. ¡Arriba!

Arturo will be performing the same night at Finnriver with Reposado “Afro-Latin-Funk” from @7-9pm, too, as part of the ¡TUMBAO! weekend of Afro-Latin music. With Bootleg Sunshine performing Afro-Cuban & Spanish guitar with Aerial Performance by Amy Maui on Sunday evening 5-7pm. Don’t miss it!

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SKU: DRUM-WRKSHP-20JUL2024