Grades 2-5 World Music Drumming 101
Kids love to drum! No matter what instruments you have or don't have, BeatBox will get you started! Experiment with call and response, layered ostinatos, syncopation and improvisation; learn the Bamboo Tamboo from the Caribbean, the Highlife from West Africa, and how to make a drum talk! Helpful step-by-step learning is included, along with cross cultural connections and historic fun facts, and suggestions on how to use the instruments you already have. The enclosed Enhanced CD offers performance and instrumental tracks for each song, and PDFs of songsheets and instrument parts for printing and projection options.
Songs include: Bamboo Tamboo Time · BeatBox · Boom Boom Share a Drum · Good News Summer Is Coming · Highlife Christmas · Knock on Wood · The Little Beggarman · Map Rap · Mbira: All Thumbs · Merry Meringue · StomPa Tap · Take Four.