Breakbeats – Bridging the Gap from Jazz to Hip Hop

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A live, online, 3-week course 6pm-8pm on Wednesdays starting Wednesday March 3rd 2021. $150

Course Description

“BREAKBEATS” is designed to help understand the inherent connection between jazz and hip hop. This 3 week course will take you on a journey through an extensive catalog of jazz classics and hip hop hits, focusing from a rhythmic perspective.  We will explore the parallels between the two genres and the significance and influence of drum beats on the sound of hip hop. Whether you are a drummer, vocalist, songwriter, DJ, beatmaker or just an avid listener, this course is for you.