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Making Polyrhythms Musical

Henrique De Almeida  /  Featured Lessons / Aug 10

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A polyrhythm is the simultaneous use of two or more conflicting rhythms. Sound confusion? Luckily we have Henrique De Almeida, an associate professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music, back again at Drumeo to teach us how to improve our polyrhythms AND make them musical.

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Lesson Index:
0:14 – “One For Nana” by Henrique De Almeida
6:13 – Introduction
12:00 – Making Polyrhythms Musical
42:33 – “Yesterday’s Tomorrow” by US Air Force Falcons
50:52 – Back to lesson!
53:56 – Q & A!
1:04:42 – “This Is For Albert” by US Air Force Falcons

Henrique Plays:
Yamaha Drums
Paiste Cymbals
Evans Drumheads
Vic Firth Drumsticks
Latin Percussion

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