Here is part one of the documentary on our last event, so you can get a taste of what you will experience!
THE COST IS $1,250 PER INDIVIDUAL.
BILLY COBHAM - Master drummer and percussionist, composer, producer, educator, clinician and creative visionary who gives service through music as he constantly expands his personal creative expression. The Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat is the culmination of Billy’s life’s work.
Billy Cobham’s Website
Learn the finer points of working as a cohesive unit in the Rhythm Section with jazz fusion pioneer Billy Cobham, along with Dean Brown (guitar), Gerry Etkins (keyboards), Ric Fierabracci (bass), and global drumming ambassador Dom Famularo.
Dom Famularo has been traveling the globe preaching the gospel of drumming for over 40 years. Dom’s career has been built upon his unique skills as a drummer, educator, author and motivational speaker.
Dom Famularo’s Website
Guitarist, composer, producer, arranger and educator, who has toured all over the world with musical greats such as Billy Cobham, Roberta Flack, George Duke, David Sanborn and many more.
Dean Brown’s Website
Bassist, composer, producer, educator, who has performed, recorded and run the gamut for artists like Billy Cobham, Chick Corea, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Stanley Clarke, and many more.
Ric Fierabracci’s Website
Keyboardist, composer, arranger, educator, who played keyboards in the Tonight Show Band for many years under Jay Leno’s tenure.
Gerry Etkin’s Web Info
The Founder of Drum Talk TV, Dan has been teaching "Social Media On Steroids" for three years to the music industry, as well as other industries, from individual entrepreneurs to multimillion dollar corporations. In the music industry he has taught the course to everyone from music educators, to up and coming artists, to artists with gold and platinum records on the wall.
DO YOU QUALIFY?
Qualifications for the Retreat:
For participation in this program, you need to have a good command of your instrument, from at least a high-intermediate to a highly advanced level, plus a basic understanding of how to collaborate with one another in the Rhythm Section, in terms of presenting a musical statement as a group. While it's not required to read music/sight read, it would be helpful, but not necessary.
Please note: This program is not intended for beginner to basic-intermediate musicians. So please, be realistic with yourself and where you are, with your level of proficiency. We want this to be as fruitful an experience as possible for you. This intensive program is chiefly about how to interpret, translate and react to the musical ideas presented, for the high-intermediate to highly advanced level of musician.