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DCM 2018 – Los Angeles

The Developmental Community Music course is back in LA for 2018. We’re excited to introduce the new World Rhythms program, a world drumming-based music program for all types of group, suitable for elementary school through adult. Click here to find out more about the World Rhythms program. Dates:  July 9-13 Location: The Holy Spirit Retreat […]

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Samba Rhythm for Cajon

Ever wanted to sound like a samba band all by yourself? Kalani unlocks the secret of the samba in this excerpt from the PLAY CAJON DVD, available on AMAZON. Learn how to play the Surdo and Ganza rhythms at eh same time, making it sound like the are more drums playing at the same time. […]

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Play Cajon – Double Hand Technique

Ever wanted to play faster and with less effort? Kalani shows you how to use the “double-hand” technique (borrowed from Conga drumming) to play faster rolls, triplet figures, and use less effort when playing rhythms. The Double Hand technique incorporates a double bounce, which allows the player to produce more notes in a short amount […]

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Learn How to Play Cajon

The cajon is currently one of the most popular and versatile percussion instruments. Learning how to play the cajon is essential for producing the best results. Whether you’re new to drumming or adding the instrument to your skills as a musician, learning proper technique and applying those techniques so you can play a variety of […]

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Kalani Interview

What was my first musical memory? How did I get started in music? When did I know I wanted to be a professional musician? What was it like playing with Yanni? What was the vision behind the Rhythm Spirit CD? What are the different types of community drumming that I facilitate? What’s the difference between […]

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The Giant School Drumming Circle

What does it take to get 150+ kids all playing together? How do you start? What techniques and strategies does one use to both control the group and, at the same time, set them free? Find out in this narrated mini-series about the giant school drumming circle by Kalani. This was shot during a residency […]

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Drum Fun! – Musical Games for Groups iPad version

The games that you have come to love and use are now available in an iPad version. Musical Games These are a collection of rhythm and drumming games that can be played with or without instruments. Groups of all kinds can enjoy these games and their variations. Who uses musical games? Music Teachers Music Therapists […]

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Kalani LIVE Easter Special

For those of you who listed to the latest Kalani LIVE podcast: Here’s the code I mentioned ATG3T8YW You can use this to get between 20 and 30% off all Kalani Music products sold by Musical Media on Amazon (at checkout). Visit AMAZON. Buy 2, get 20% off Buy 3, get 30% off. Enjoy the […]

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Protected: Healing Flute

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PASIC 2013

Greetings Everyone! If you were at my PASIC session, Music for Persons with Special Needs, you can see the session presentation notes and watch all the videos on THIS PAGE. Just enter the code for access and enjoy! You;ll need to ‘join’ this site, which is FREE and only takes a minute. Joining gets you […]

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