Roberto Pla & Elpidio Alegria Masterclass

Latin Percussion

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The Godfather of UK Latin percussion Roberto Pla alongside renowned the Columbian Elpidio Alegria present a masterclass in Latin and Afro-Cuban percussion techniques for intermediate and advanced players. At the top of their field for decades, these two masters have a rare empathy and communication when they play the infectious and complex rhythms of Central and South America. Participants are invited to bring their own percussion instruments.

Topics covered include:

  • Expanding understanding of Salsa rhythm
  • Concepts in listening, feel and writing with the clave
  • A history of Salsa and its origins
  • A Q&A with Roberto and Elpidio

This workshop is part of Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival 2018 and takes place at The Folk House, 40a Park St, Bristol BS1 5JG

Ticket offer

You will receive 20% off this workshop if you are also a ticket buyer for the Cuban Dance Party event. Tickets for the Cuban Dance Party event are available here.

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