New workshop CDs from Chris Southall  
available on CD or cassette

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Improvising on the Drum 
Learning to drum on a djembe 

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Tracks: (48 minutes total)
1: Introduction                          7: Linking the rhythms
2: The matrix                             8: Going from three to six
3: Three-beat                                  and back again
4: Four-beat                               9: Three, six and twelve together
5: Six-eight                               10: The double-speed matrix
6: Twelve-eight                         11: All the rhythms together

Learn to drum with this workshop CD.
On this CD, I take you step-by-step through a rhythmic journey, teaching you the vocabulary of rhythm and creating a structure to help you improvise and flow easily from one rhythm to another. This CD can be used as a workshop for both beginners and more experienced drummers. It is also a practice aid for those who have done my ‘Improvising on the Drum’ workshop (contact details below).

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Making a Shamanic 
Power Animal Journey

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Tracks:  (47 minutes total)
1: Introduction to journeying          
2: Guided relaxation                   
3: Drumming for the journey
4: Completion
5: Dancing to the drum

This CD is a complete home workshop in Shamanic Journeying. Following an  explanation of what a power animal journey involves,
 I will help you to relax and guide you into a inner journey to connect with your power animals.
As your journey begins, I start to drum so that the rhythm can carry you where you need to go. Afterwards, I talk about how you can use the power of animal medicine to help you in your everyday life.
The last track is a drummed ‘Wave’ for you to dance to.

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Drumming The Five Rhythms 
(
From the Five Rhythms dance practice of Gabrielle Roth)

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Tracks:  (38 minutes total)
 What are the Rhythms – images and drumming for each Rhythm.
1/  Flowing
2/ Staccato

3/ Chaos
4/ Lyrical
5/ Stillness
6/ Waving Not Drowning – The Five Rhythms played together to      make a Wave.

On this CD, I explain clearly what a Power Animal Journey is. I then help you to relax and guide you into the inner journey to connect with your power animals.
As your journey begins, I start to drum so that the rhythm can carry you where you need to go. Afterwards, I talk about how you can use the power
of animal medicine to help you in your everyday life. The last track is a drummed ‘wave’ for you to dance to.   

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Surfing -
 Improvised music for dancing the Wave

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By Chris Southall - Dylan Fowler - Peter Stacey

Tracks: (47 minutes total)

1/ Rising - Improvised Wave one 
2/ Cresting - Improvised Wave two 

A brand new 45 minute album of two ‘Waves’ of improvised, spontaneous music for dancing Gabrielle Roth's Five Rhythms, using drums, percussion, flutes, sax, guitar and bagpipes. 
Moving from gentle Flowing with acoustic guitar and floating flute, through percussive Staccato and the peak energy of Chaos with drums, sax and bagpipe, to light Lyrical and Stillness, featuring marimba, flute and guitar.

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Chris Southall, 221 Jersey Rd, Osterley
Middlesex TW7 4RE UK

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