At the same time, I wanted to try combining accelerations and retardations in my rhythmic vocabulary, in order to produce a constantly hurrying and slowing down kind of tempo, rather than the polyrhythms
of most of my previous music.
While each song has a distinctive Spanish tone, the band uses fiery reggae-Latin-grunge polyrhythms
with contrastingly cool, dynamic vocals different from traditional Rumba music.
and Improvisation: Lesson for Women's History.
Cast in six movements and making use of polyrhythms
and non-chromatic harmony, the conductor and the orchestra rose to the challenge and its rhythmic complexity for an exciting performance.
So instead of aping African-derived polyrhythms
as delivered by Motown, Stax or even The Beatles, The Ramones response was stripped down tracks--short, sharp shocks that spat at the complexity of beat or word.
Bivens's crisp production is the foreground for drummer Tony Providence's impossibly complex polyrhythms
and Bryan Dean's rumbling bass lines, without overwhelming or leadening the tracks.
At once deeply human and other-worldly, the songs masterfully engage the power of music to create sacred space for spiritual communion, while complex yet subtle polyrhythms
weave a spell around the listener.
The majority of the complex polyrhythms
of the Vodun are still more or less secret and difficult to decipher, even for an accomplished musician.
There's a touch of Paul Simon goes to Graceland about them, but playful harmonies, fabulously intricate but disarming polyrhythms
, and lovely, lively guitar show the advantage of opening your ears to worldwide musical wonder.
Thus we have saxophonist Sam Rogers, contributing frequent bullish solos, drummer Carl Hemmingsly thrilling with his agile polyrhythms
and Tim Amann himself, a composing force, spearheading on acoustic and electric pianos.
Stone's quest resulted in a bounty of rediscovery: perpetual polyrhythms
, supersonic melodies, and traditional story-songs of timeless legends.
Topics include identifying white hegemony in the classroom and decentering it, addressing the adaptive unconscious, transforming whiteness through poetry and children's literature, using polyrhythms
as metaphors for culture and films as teaching tools, exploding the myth of Canadian multiculturalism through media, conducting educational performance self-assessments, inviting cultural exploration through art, undoing oppressive practice, learning the lessons of Black feminism, and using Mesoamerican pedagogy to deflate whiteness.