Northern Cape Drum Day & Fastest Hands
By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | July 31, 2017
Calling all drummers in Kimberley to join us for our annual Northern Cape Drum Day & Fastest Hands Competition.
Do you love drumming? Do you want to attend some FREE workshops and maybe win some fantastic prizes? Then the Northern Cape Drum Day is exactly what you need.
There will be workshops, great gear prices and the Northern Cape Fastest hands. For all the info on Fastest Hands 2017 [click here]
When: 12 August 2017
Where: DV Village Music Kimberley
Shop 54 North Cape Mall
Memorial Road, Royldene
Special ONE DAY ONLY Deal
For Drum Day, all Zildjian cymbals will be available at an additional 10% discount! That’s right, our Drum Month prices will be even better for one day only!
Presented by Leighton Pinetown
Zildjian Cymbal Anatomy
Have you ever wondered what separates the types and styles of cymbal? This workshop will delve into the anatomy of the cymbals, and will specifically look at ranges, types, sounds and the application of cymbals.
The Beauty of Drum Grooves
Drum Grooves are what separate the metronome from the drummer. Groove is mostly about feel and gelling with the rest of your Rhythm section. During this workshop, Leighton will look into the beauty of triplets and how to implement them.
Additionally, he will look at rudiment fills, tuning basics, stick choice and much more. This is the perfect workshop for any new or intermediate drummer.
More about Leighton
Leighton Pinetown has been teaching marching percussion from beginner to advanced courses including traditional African drumming since 1986.
He graduated as a teacher in 1991 and has 22 years drumming experience. Under his tutelage, the drumming and percussion group won the national championship for five consecutive years in the Field Band Competition.
Leighton has since left teaching, after recognizing a need within his community and province. He owns a consulting and training firm, where all popular forms of drumming are taught professionally, and facilitates percussion workshops for government departments, viz. Sports, Arts and Culture, and education.
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