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  • Crash Course: Learn the Glockenspiel in 60 Seconds

    Crash Course: Learn the Glockenspiel in 60 Seconds

    We’ve all heard that word before — a blend of German-sounding “ocks” and “schps” that, at least for me, conjures up images of old cuckoo clocks or Alpine adventures. But for those who don’t know, a glockenspiel is actually a small metallic xylophone with tuned keys that produce a high-pitched set of percussive tones. The […]

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  • Crash Course: Learn the Djembe in 60 Seconds

    Crash Course: Learn the Djembe in 60 Seconds

    The djembe is one of West Africa’s best known instruments. It is essentially a goblet-shaped drum carved from a single piece of African hardwood with a head made from rope-tightened animal hide.

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Jlin: Rhythm, Variation, & Vulnerability