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The application of jazz methods to Brazilian drum kit improvisatory techniques in choro, samba and bossa nova

McGrath-Kerr, Peter Alastair


There are a number of excellent books currently available that address Brazilian drum kit playing, but across all these books, there is a general lack of ideas for further development and advanced applications, particularly improvisation. Meanwhile, there are many excellent texts that deal with improvisation and the development of improvising skills, but they are largely within the realms of jazz drumming. As a drummer with a long interest in jazz and Brazilian styles, I came to a point where...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5140ef6365c


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