Breakbeats – Bridging the Gap from Jazz to Hip Hop
Classes for Instrumentalists, Drum Classes
“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.