Più Präsentiert: Charles Burchell
aka BLVK Samurai
Rhythmus Teil 1: 13:00-14:15
Students learn how to activate their inner percussionist by learning basic rhythms from around the world.
Rhythmus Teil 2: 14:30-15:45
This workshop explores the ideas of a drum circle, and how to play rhythms as an ensemble. Through drumming, clapping and singing we will open up the world of polyrhythms, and combine rhythms to create a groove.
Songwriting Workshop 16:00-18:00
This workshop will explore the elements of contemporary songwriting, and present a clear and efficient method on how to approach songwriting. We will learn about the 7 key elements to songwriting, and do exercises that allow participants to practice writing a song in 10 minutes.
Listen to Charles's music
Charles "BLVK SamuRaI" Burchell is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, educator, and diplomat from New Orleans, LA. He has studied at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, the New England Conservatory (B.M. ’12) and most recently completed the Masters of Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed. M ’13). Burchell has recorded, produced, and performed with artists such as Omar Sosa, Yilain Canizares,Christian Scott, Braxton Cook, Talib Kweli, Ran Blake, Ciel Rouge, Jason Moran and Iman Omari. His band, The Love Experiment, released their self titled debut album last year and have been featured on prominent music blogs such as 2dopeboyz. Burchell also works as a cultural diplomat with the Next Level Program and has designed many programs to teach music production. Most recently he has designed programs for Carnegie Hall (New York), Fondorie Sonore (Rome), and Saint Louis College of Music (Rome). He is currently an adjunct faculty member of Saint Louis College of Music in Rome, Italy. BLVK SamuRai performs internationally as a DJ, drummer, and rapper (Karnival Kid).