Woodspeak Rhythm Company
Founded by Randall Moore in 2010, Woodspeak Rhythm Company is dedicated to crafting the finest quality hand drums and percussion instruments at an affordable price, with an emphasis on West African style djembes, ashikos, and other hand percussion. Randall also offers private and group lessons and workshops in Michigan and around the country.
Randall offers private and group lessons in the following instruments:
- West African style Djembe, Ashiko, and Dununs
- Latin style Conga, Bongos, and Timbales
- Irish Bodhran
- Middle Eastern style Doumbek
- Beginning to Intermediate Tabla
- Didgeridu and Circular Breath
- Studio and recording instruction
- Various small hand percussion shekere, bells, blocks, tambourines and more!
Emphasis for all instruments is on hand technique, including developing proper tone and sound definition with a focus on the traditional music and rhythms of each instruments native roots. These concepts are all built on a foundation of learning and understanding basic musical structure and notation. Lessons are crafted uniquely according to each students individual needs and musical goals, including preparation, techniques, and suggestions for live performance and studio work.