Tony Allen Master Class and Workshop

Tony Allen Master Class and Workshop

A master class for student and professional musicians to explore the Afrobeat Groove and Music Genre through a hands on experience with drummer and originator of Afrobeat: Tony Allen. In addition to be recognized worldwide for his music, he is also known for delivering a brilliant master class in which he shares his knowledge about music, music cognition, the concepts of rhythm, time, breath and the sound possibilities that the drums can provide in conjunction with the pace of the body. During the workshop Tony Allen shares his story and reveals aspects of African culture in music, his experiences and his skills behind the drums that became the beat begin the Afrobeat. The master class excels on the formation of a dynamic within the group, dynamic, which consist in the creation of excises that allow demonstrating the technics he has developed throughout the years and in which the audience is highly encouraged to participate. The workshop culminates with Tony performing live with Chicago Afrobeat Project.



Includes lunch at noon, Guided Discussion with Tony Allen, Afrobeat technique Workshop & Clinic with Tony Allen on drums, Tony Allen performs a short set with Chicago Afrobeat Project. Includes admission to 8/1/13 concert at Reggies Rock Club.

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