Ta Ke Ti Na: Rhythm and Chaos

11 March 2013   TAKETINA is rhythm.   A Taketina rhythm circle (workshop/event—as offered by this writer and colleagues around the world) is a direct experience of the rhythms of movement linked with sound (footsteps, hand claps, or rattling a…

Brazilian Percussion Diary 1: Pandeiro Workshop w/ Celsinho Silva From Brazil

27 November, 2012 NYC I just returned from an inspiring, energizing workshop by one of the  greatest living masters of the pandeiro on the planet. The son of one of Brazil’s living legends of the instrument, Celsinho embodies the 3-headed…