Mardi Gras Indians

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Pat Levett Lesson time: (5min 54sec)

Some Carnival revelers in New Orleans known as Mardi Gras Indians get together in tribes and parade through New Orleans, make chants and face off other tribes. Pat explains some history and gives you the keys to understanding the music and the rhythms of the Mardi Gras Indians.

About the instructor

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After graduating on drums at the Guildhall School of Music in 1999, Pat has performed and recorded with Liane Carroll, The James Taylor Quartet, Tim Minchin, The Ronnie Scotts All Stars, Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters), Earl Thomas, Paddy Milner, Phil Stevenson Trio, The Downtown Dukes, 24 Pesos, The Puppini Sisters, Sandi Thom, and Bernard Purdie amongst others.

He has toured extensively over America, Russia, Asia and Europe, playing many well respected venues, festivals, T.V...  read more

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12 lessons (0h 53m) Advanced video features Downloadable sheet music Mobile, tablet & desktop access 100% satisfaction guarantee
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