The Atarigane is often an overlooked part of a taiko ensemble. This instrument is incredibly versatile and offers numerous possibilities when it comes to texture and layers. For those new to Atarigane this course will get you started with basic information and lots of interesting patterns to practice in order to develop facility with the instrument. At the end of the course we apply these techniques to common swing and straight beat grooves that many taiko groups use in their repertoire.
In this Lesson Kenny goes over the basics of the Atarigane and teaches us some basic patterns to get started.
Kenny further develops the patterns with more variations and possibilities.
In this lesson Kenny introduces the basic Bon Odori patterns on the Atarigane and how we can voice them on...
Kenny continues to develop and the patterns from Lesson 3 with more variations and possibilities.
In this lesson Kenny introduces a pattern from the Edo Bayashi repertoire called Shichome.
We continue to with more variations on Shichome in this Lesson.
In this lesson Kenny introduces more patterns from the Edo Bayashi repertoire and we start focusing more on how the...
We continue to develop and learn more patterns from Yatai in this lesson.
In this Lesson Kenny focuses how the Atarigane can be used with a common swing pattern that many taiko groups...