Workshop with Mahatma will:.
Help participants work through rhythms, bass patterns, and chord formation of Latin, South American, and Brazilian dance music.
Play along and learn the basics of Latin music and embellishment.
How to play and harmonize Bossa Nova on the accordion using bass patterns.
Learn improvisation, arrangement, and modern harmony with chord formation.
Discuss speed training techniques and dynamics application. Working those fingers efficiently.
Explore Bellow Shake Techniques.
Music selections may include: bossa nova, samba, cumbia, cha cha, vallenato, paso doble, rhumba, etc.
Let Mahatma take you on a tour through the music of Columbia, Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela.
Learn to master the romantic styles of dance music and perfect your presentation to engage your audience.
Workshop with Cory will:
Show the methods of phrasing Italian music, help you master the subtilties of accents, and more to make each piece sound Italian.
Explain the complexity of chord changes in Italian music, which are not as simple as one may think.
Teach how to work through the music and think ahead.
Music selections will include: beguine, classic tarantella, rubato waltz, tango, mazurka, bossa nova and YES, a polka of course.
In addition, Cory will explain how to use a Free downloadable Tempo App which assists in playing and phrasing the music while you practice and perfect the styles.
Learn to play like an Italian and charm your audience in the style of Dean Martin, Mario Lanza, Perry Como, Frank Sinatra,
and Pavarotti, though you do not have to sing.