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About the Course


Gerd gives a brief synopsis of what you will learn in Reggae Rudiments.

 

Gerd Beyens, Instructor


Born in Belgium, Gerd Beyens studied jazz guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. 

After playing jazz and world music locally, he moved to Jamaica to teach at the Edna Manley College for Performing and Visual Arts. Being very active in the Kingston music scene, he performed and recorded with many artists. 

Six years later he moved to Belgium to study composition at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. In 2015 Gerd moved back to Jamaica and became Head of the Theory Department at the Edna Manley College. He currently teaches Music Theory, Arranging and Ensemble.

Example Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Reggae Drum Patterns: One Drop
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  Reggae Drum Patterns: Rockers
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  Reggae Drum Patterns: Steppers
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  The Bass
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  Keys and Organ
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  Guitar
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  Percussion
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  Seventh Chords
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  Dub and Dancehall
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  How to write a Reggae Riddim
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This course is for you if...


• You know basic music theory

• You have an interest in why Reggae sounds the way it does

• You play Reggae; want to play Reggae

• You want to analyze and explore the elements of the Reggae rhythm section

• You want to hear examples of iconic hit songs

• You want to be able to write your one Reggae Riddim

Choose a Pricing Option

$129.99

Standard Price

Reggae Rudiments- One-time purchase

Explore the various elements that come together to create Reggae.

4 payments of $36/month

4 Payments of $36

Payment Plan

Learn about all the elements that give Reggae its characteristic sound.