Music from Madagascar (ensemble)
Do you know the music of Madagascar? Have you ever heard of Salegy, Tsapiky, Baoejy, Bagasy, Trotrobe, Rodoringa…?
Madagascar is the third largest island in the world and has many different styles of music to offer. This ensemble will let you discover the musical richness of this island. You will learn the followings things:
– play a melody with ease and master the rhythm in 12/8 measure
– Introduction to Katsaha percussion (traditional percussion from Madagascar)
– Playing the Kabosy (ukulele Malagash)
Guitarists will also learn various techniques: ‘Palm mute’, picking in 12/8, open tuning: Bagasy, etc. This will enrich your playing and
instrumental practice. The aim of this course is also to bring out the originality and musical colour of each player. Improvisation will also play a major role.
All instruments are welcome! You don’t need any knowledge in musical theory.
Joël Rabesolo is considered thé jazz guitarist par excellence of Madagaskar. His music blends traditional Madagascan music with modern jazz. At the age of eight, he was already playing the kabosie, a traditional Madagascan instrument. At the age of 17, he became interested in jazz. Playing in a local band every Saturday night, he honed his skills in a variety of styles. In the meantime, he has worked with many traditional Madagascan musicians. In 2023, he obtained his master’s degree in jazz guitar from the Brussels Conservatoire. During his studies at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, he went on an international tour with the group “Toko Telo”, in which he had many musical exchanges with D’Gary. After obtaining his Master’s degree, he got involved in various projects and other musical styles: World-Music, Soul, Pop, Blues, Rock, Afro-Groove, Jazz,…
Inscriptions open on August 7 2023!
Come and discover this course during the free session on Tuesday 19 September 2023, between 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm.
Collective course (10 courses/cycle)
Tuesday: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Registration is required from the second course of the cycle.
To register for a course, membership of Muziekpublique is mandatory.
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If necessary the teacher can vary the calendar in consultation with the course members.
€135,00 – €330,00