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:: February 2008 ::

Article about learning pandeiro on BrazilMax.com

Scott and his site pandeiro.com are mentioned in this article on BrazilMax.com about learning pandeiro outside of Brazil.

Here's the link! www.brazilmax.com/news.cfm/tborigem/fe_music/id/18


Pandeiro workshops with Scott Feiner in the US in March

Tuesday, March 18th, 8:30 - 10:00pm
Beginner's Pandeiro Workshop with Scott Feiner, hosted by Maracatu NY
Gowanus Arts Building, 295 Douglass St. (between 3rd & 4th Ave), Brooklyn, Tel: 917-838-5548 www.maracatuny.com. Fee $25
Description:
Students will be introduced to the pandeiro and its musical possibilities. Proper playing technique, including the importance of posture and stretching, will be discussed. Students will learn how to generate the pandeiro’s basic sounds and exercises will be presented to help develop the necessary coordination of the left and right hands. Along with exercises, this technique will be applied to several rhythms, such as baião, samba, partido-alto, maracatu and others.
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Tuesday, March 25th, 8:30 - 10:00pm
Intermediate/Advanced Pandeiro Workshop with Scott Feiner, hosted by Maracatu NY
Gowanus Arts Building, 295 Douglass St. (between 3rd & 4th Ave), Brooklyn, Tel: 917-838-5548 www.maracatuny.com. Fee $25
Description:
For those already familiar with the pandeiro, basic Brazilian rhythms, and with at least a basic level of experience in using movement in the holding hand as well as generating bass tones with the fingertips. Creative concepts will be presented such as the isolation of the different tones on the pandeiro within a given rhythm. Steady, precise holding-hand rotation will be strongly emphasized. More elaborate versions of essential Brazilian rhythms will be presented, as well as non-Brazilian rhythms such as 6/8, 12/8 shuffle and funk patterns. Odd-time rhythms will also be covered.
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Thursday, March 27th
Pandeiro workshop at Uarts, Philadelphia, PA
*Not open to the public* Sorry!
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Saturday, March 29th, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Pandeiro Workshop with Scott Feiner in North Adams, MA
Hosted By Grover Askins (G.J. Askins- Bookseller) www.eclipsemill.com Eclipse Mill, Loft #108 243 Union Street, North Adams, MA 01247 To make reservations, email jason@jasonennis.com
Description:
All levels welcome. A mixture of content will be covered from the above descriptions.


Photos from Pandeiro Jazz concert in Goiânia, Brazil now online

Scott performed with Pandeiro Jazz at the Goyaz Festival 2008 in Goiânia, Brazil on Feb 3rd. Check out the photos on the photos page.


Show to celebrate Scott's 40th at Centro Cultural Carioca, Rio de Janeiro - March 5th

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