Body Music
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Body Music

Learn to play rhythms with your body - challenge & enjoy yourself!
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5.0 (1 rating)
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12 students enrolled
Created by Anita Gritsch
Last updated 6/2020
English
Price: $119.99
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Body Percussion / Body Music - playing rhythms with your body
Requirements
  • Be interested and eager to learn!
Description

77 videos with warm-ups, technique/basics and 7 different rhythms that you can play either ​a-capella or to pop songs are waiting for you!

​Whether you're new to body music or have some experience, I'm sure you'll still find the content adequate to learn at your own speed and find exciting challenges formaking your life more musical, rhythmical and groovy.

Who this course is for:
  • People interested in rhythm, movement and integrating both
Course content
Expand all 79 lectures 04:15:59
+ Warm-Ups
6 lectures 15:04
Note about warm-ups
01:03
Getting in touch
02:33
Warm-ups for the hands
02:03
Warm-ups for the feet
02:06
Warm-ups for the spine
02:45
Warm-ups for the brain
04:34
+ Technique & Basics
14 lectures 01:03:32
Note on practicing technique
02:35
Sounds with the hands
03:53
Sounds with the mouth
02:50
Beat
05:41
Offbeat
05:25
Combining beat & offbeat
01:30
Subdivisions
08:29
Idea for practicing
01:08
8421 up
08:52
8421 down
03:30
2222
04:09
Footwork: using the body weight
04:07
Hands & feet: threes
05:00
Chest & snaps: threes
06:23
+ Rhythm 1: A Happy Rhythm
7 lectures 20:37
Breakdown of the rhythm
06:16
Breakdown of the break
02:50
Integrating rhythm & break
03:15
Possible moves to add to the rhythm
02:36
Get creative!
02:13

Don’t worry, be happy - Bobby McFerrin

On youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU

Rhythm + song
02:51
+ Rhythm 2: Cool Groove
7 lectures 16:23
Presentation
00:30
Backhand technique
03:23
Breakdown of the rhythm
03:26
Variation of the rhythm
03:32
Alternating basis & variation
02:16
Play-along in original tempo
01:44

L.O.V.E. - Bauchklang

On YouTube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Eyu4bjxj-Bc

Rhythm + song
01:32
+ Feelgood Rhyhtm
7 lectures 20:09
Presentation
00:37
Breakdown of the rhythm
03:44
Play-along in original tempo
01:40
Breakdown of the bridge
05:52
Possible moves to add to the rhythm
02:54
Play-along rhythm + bridge
02:06

I can see clearly now - Johnny Nash

On Youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zKvmlj2k_fM

Rhythm + song
03:16
+ Slow Funk
6 lectures 21:00
Breakdown of the rhythm
05:29
Play-along in slow tempo
03:33
Adding the beat: voice
05:35
Get creative! Adding improvisation
03:09

Use Me - Bill Withers

On Youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HprVW3gS-H4

Rhythm + song
02:32
+ Kick it & stomp it!
11 lectures 38:06
Presentation
00:57
Kick it rhythm - breakdown
06:55
Kick it rhythm - play-along in slow tempo
02:48
The Break
03:20
Integrating Kick it rhythm + break
02:00
Kick it rhythm - adding movements
05:39
Kick it rhythm + break play-along
01:29
Stomp it rhythm - breakdown
03:09
Stomp it rhythm - play-along
05:06
Alternating both rhythms
03:38

They don’t care about us - Michael Jackson

On youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t1pqi8vjTLY

Rhythm + song
03:05
+ Swinging
9 lectures 24:59
Breakdown: basic swing pattern
04:43
Basic swing to play-along
02:29
Advanced rhythm - First part
04:11
Advanced rhythm - Second part
03:18
Advanced rhythm complete in slow tempo
03:26
Advanced rhythm to play-along
01:40
Alternating basic swing & advanced rhythm
01:27

Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles

On youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SrnWp5O0DEs

Rhythm + song
02:51
+ 80s Funky
10 lectures 31:44
Basic pattern breakdown - A
03:21
Basic pattern breakdown - B
02:57
Basic pattern breakdown - C
02:52
Basic pattern to play along
01:36
Advanced rhythm - first part
07:32
Advanced rhythm - second part
04:13
Advanced rhythm complete in slow tempo
01:27
Advanced rhythm to play along
03:48

Kiss - Prince

On youtube, you can find the song here:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rH9CZuuKpSg

Rhythm + song
03:23