Shoji Kameda teaches Lion Chant, a piece written for intermediate to advanced level players. The challenging interlocking patterns of Lion Chant will improve your timing, listening ability and hand independence.

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Lion Chant – Lesson 1 – Yatai 17:00 Free Lesson

In this first lesson in the Lion Chant series, instructor Shoji Kameda gives an overview of the piece and teaches the Yatai.

Lion Chant – Lesson 2 – Breaks 15:26

In this lesson instructor Shoji Kameda uses parts of Yatai for the Breaks and Yatai Reduction.

Lion Chant – Lesson 3 – Kecak Patterns 14:44

In this lesson instructor Shoji Kameda introduces the Kecak inspired patterns of Lion Chant.

Lion Chant – Lesson 4 – Kecak Patterns with Two Hands 10:55

In this lesson instructor Shoji Kameda teaches the two-hand Kecak inspired patterns of Lion Chant.

Lion Chant – Lesson 5 – Kecak Patterns on Taiko 11:32

In this lesson instructor Shoji Kameda teaches the Kecak inspired patterns on Taiko.

Lion Chant – Lesson 6 – Player 3 First Half 11:39

This lesson covers the first half of Player 3′s part.

Lion Chant – Lesson 7 – Player 3 Second Half 12:16

This lesson covers the second half of Player 3′s part.

Lion Chant – Lesson 8 – Player 2 Part 9:38

This lesson covers Player 2′s part

Lion Chant – Lesson 9 – Player 1 Part 8:15

This lessons covers Player 1′s part.

Lion Chant – Lesson 10 – Putting It All Together 9:07

In this lesson Shoji puts the three parts together and demonstrates the arrangement from start to finish.

Lion Chant – Bonus Lesson – Chudaiko Part 1 12:23

In this lesson Shoji teaches the chudaiko parts for Lion Chant that can be used to expand the piece.

Lion Chant – Bonus Lesson – Chudaiko Part 2 12:16

This lesson covers the second half of the chudaiko parts that can be used to add more players to Lion Chant.

Lion Chant – Performances 15:14

In this lesson Shoji, David, Eien and Maz demonstrate two arrangement of Lion Chant. The first is a 4 person arrangement with the chudaiko part and the second is the On Ensemble arrangement of Lion Chant.

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