Master Class: Post-bop Drumming With Mike Clark - Jazz Camp West Online at Living Jazz
Stacey Hoffman uploaded this event on June 18, 2020
Sun, July 19, 2020
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This Master class will cover be bop and the basic ride beat. We will talk about the bridge between be bop and post bop drumming. We will work on hand exercises. phrasing and how to make all this part of the groove. We will also work on song forms and blues and more!
Please note: This master class will be conducted live via Zoom. You will need a reliable internet connection, a computer, tablet or mobile device with a webcam and microphone.
While often referred to as the “Tony Williams of funk,” Mike Clark is considered one of the foremost jazz drummers of the genre. He gained worldwide recognition as one of the instrument's important innovators while playing with Herbie Hancock in the early seventies. His incisive playing on Hancock’s “Actual Proof” garnered him an international cult following and influenced generations of drummers. Besides Herbie Hancock, Mike has performed with such well-known jazz greats as Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett, Chet Baker, John Scofield, Nicholas Payton, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Eddie Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Harold Mabern, Woody Shaw, Vince Guaraldi, Donald Harrison, Stanley Clarke, Kenny Barron, Albert King, Robben Ford, Larry Coryell, Jack Wilkins, Charlie Hunter, Michael Wolff, Wallace Roney, Billy Childs, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Chris Potter, Bobby McFerrin, Rob Dixon, Nat Adderly, Oscar Brown Jr., and Gil Evans and his Orchestra....