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In most of the blogs published and in this page in general we will highlight how important percussionists are for musical ensembles, from an ensemble purely made of drums, an orchestra and even the standard formation of a rock band. The role of percussionists is to be the basis for the other musicians participating in the ensemble and their duty (or we) remains Mark exactly the tempo and rhythm.
Whether you are a drummer or percussionist there is only one element to master, The practice patch. This artifact will not help improve our speed, our nuance and even our creativity. You have to get this practitioner juice by rehearsing our base Rudiments.
Rudiments: Rudiments are described as "The first principle, step, state or condition" They are the first and most important step and foundation to play the drums. The rudiments there are only a series of exercises that are performed in the tarola (which can be used later in the rest of the battery) with both hands alternating at different speeds and times.
There is an association known as NARD (National Association of Rudimental Drummers) that has classified the main rudiments in 26 main exercises from which hundreds of exercises used by many drummers around the world are derived.
There are countless percussion instruments and each one has his own technique to touch and you can even create your own. If we are going to play a certain genre of music we must choose the instruments that will give us the ideal sounds, for example: If we are going to play a bolero some bongos and some maracas They can serve us. If we are going to play a cumbia we would opt for a cowbell and timpani. Even knowing that if we play the guitar and want to add a type of percussion we can use a shaker That puts on a ring
We must also explore all possible hitss in our drum or instrument, when I say everyone really is ALL. What happens if we hit it with drumsticks, with hands, with thimbles, with brushes? You will be amazed at all the sounds you can make from a single drum.
A good percussionist like any musician should know concepts of harmony and music theory as it will be the main language of most of the band. Although our scores do not have much to do with harmony since most of the percussion instruments do not issue well-defined notes. But if you understand rhythmic figures from the round to all subdivisions that we can play or the instrument allows us.
Understanding what kind of harmony is being used will help us focus the feeling of our rhythm and our improvisations. To adequately qualify the volume of our blows and propose the intensity in the musical piece.
It is the responsibility of each musician to learn very well what he is going to play in the piece of music and it will seem something illogical for beginners and it is that in order to improvise, the structure and notes of our instrument must be learned one hundred percent. Once we master it, we can add our touch as long as it does not interrupt the other musicians.
As our instruments (the majority) do not issue well-defined notes, improvisation becomes easy because the complex thing is to fall exactly in time to not confuse anyone, or the public.
Finally, it is necessary to have a good physical condition since there are instruments such as drums that will demand the performance of our entire body, there will be long musical pieces that will demand a lot of resistance and drums that will take a lot of energy from us by demanding blows with force. That is why the invitation to every percussionist is that we have a warm-up routine before rehearsing and playing at any event.
Jogging in the morning, going to the gym and eating healthy are basic things that will help us to have a stable body in perfect health to be able to lead any musical ensemble with our rhythm.
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The bongos are a percussion instrument Afro-Cuban which consists of a couple of
Small open bottom drums of different sizes.
In Spanish, the biggest drum is called female (female)
and the smallest male (male).
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