An Orff approach to drumming by Christoph Maubach and Star Sherret

Suitable for middle to upper primary students.

Great for Djembe, Conga, Bongo, Tubano or any Hand Drum!

This engaging step-by-step musical journey takes children and teachers on a hands-on drumming tour of Africa. The resource includes:

  • DVD step-by-step drumming lessons
  • CD examples of songs
  • Book of instructions and illustrations
  • 5 classroom-drumming pieces in the African style, each including 3 different rhythms
  • 5 chants/songs in the African style
  • Simple, clear and sequential lesson plans
  • Bonus speech rhythm and percussion games.

Each drum piece is taught on DVD via a sequential approach, beginning with rhythmical speech, moving to body percussion and leading to drums or percussion: say > body > play.

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Web extras: colour coded grids for drum beats

Web extras: Drum Beats tutorial