When: March 29, 2024
Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Where: Healdsburg Public Library
Natalie Cressman: Beyond Bossa Nova – An Exploration of Brazilian Rhythms

This masterclass will introduce regional brazilian styles that are lesser-known here in the U.S. The class will explore rhythms such as samba, ijexá, xote, baião, frevo, and maracatu, to expand and enrich our palette of brazilian rhythms. Natalie will share listening examples, cultural context, and teach the rhythmic patterns and musical phrases, to allow musicians of all experience levels to deepen their understanding and appreciation of Brazil’s musical heritage.