African Rhythm with Staccato

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Lesson overview

In this lesson, Koji will share another African Rhythm with Staccato

Lesson goals

  • Be able to produce a more advanced African Rhythm

Training tips

  • In this lesson, we’ll still use the same rhythm that we used on the African Rhythm with Toot; dong — too — dong — too / dong — dong — too — dong — too, but the beats are now faster and shorter.
  • Practice producing the sounds first without the didgeridoo
  • When producing the sounds, it should sound like cutting each phrase, and the “too” sound is no longer a toot, but a short beat.
  • Breathe at every “dong” sound
  • Practice the sounds on a didgeridoo
  • Move away your mouth from the didgeridoo on each “too” sound.
  • Practice the technique slowly and repeat the steps until you make the sound fast and short.

Give it a try, let us know how you go and if you get stuck, post a question in the comments section below