Hillary Henry, Rick Mattingly, and Kimberly Brower
Many drum circle facilitators use foundational rhythms to start a jam, establish a groove, and provide a structure within which other participants can improvise in a relatively freestyle manner. Twenty drum circle facilitators shared a sampling of foundational patterns drawn from universal drum rhythms, culturally specific drum styles, and speech rhythms.
Percussive Arts Society
College of Education
Department of Music
drum circle, rhythm
Arts and Humanities | Education | Music | Music Pedagogy
Damm, Robert J., "Foundational Rhythms for Drum Circles" (2021). College of Education Publications and Scholarship. 22.