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Welcome
Introduction to the course (2:36)
Composition: definitions and overview (4:37)
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Composing from a Rhythm
What is a Rhythm? (1:10)
Groove #1 - Learning the rhythm (4:37)
Groove #1- Adding the harmony (6:28)
Groove #1 - An alternative way (3:01)
Groove #1 - Adding the melody (6:22)
Groove #1 - Variation (6:17)
Groove #1 - Recap and new possibilities (4:06)
Groove #2 - Rhythm and harmony (8:14)
Groove #2 - Adding the melody (5:08)
Composing from the Harmonies
What is a Harmony (7:05)
Harmony #1 - From a chord progression to the full exercise (12:40)
Harmony #2 - Learning the arpeggio (6:57)
Harmony #2 - Adding the melody (5:10)
Harmony #2 - Adding the chords (3:47)
Composing from a melody
What is a Melody? (4:10)
Melody #1 - From a melody to the full exercise (12:04)
Melody #2 - Creating a melody and adding a rhythm (11:22)
Melody #2 - Variation (12:03)
Structuring a song
Elements of a song: the intro (4:38)
Elements of a song: the intro - Part II (3:43)
Elements of a song: the verse, chorus and bridge (1:15)
Selecting my parts (3:22)
Ordering my parts (19:18)
The Art of transition
Transitions: definitions and theory (1:18)
1. Few well chosen notes (1:56)
2. Harmonic climb (1:27)
3. The no transition (1:50)
4. The sneak peak (2:11)
5. Modulating from a closely related key (2:19)
6. Modulating from a parallel key (3:52)
7. Ostinato (1:42)
Conclusion (2:25)
BONUS : MasterTheHandpan resources
Here is where it's all happening : MasterTheHandpan Family (1:26)
MTH Blog : Find answers to your questions (2:45)
Check out where the other students are from and add yourself to the map (0:56)
I love melodies, I love composing and I want to share my passion for composition with you. Do you realise the power of composing ? It’s like you’re a kind of tiny god, creating a tiny world. Harmony is the landscape, the melody is the story of what’s happening and rhythm is the time of day.
We all have a story to tell and I'm here to help you write it.
The handpan is a beautiful rhythmic and melodic instrument. This masterclass will give you all the tools you need to master both aspects of your handpan and start writing your own songs. Let's start this fabulous journey together.
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Frequently asked questions

FAQ

What type of loop station will Jeremy be demonstrating and performing with?

In this masterclass, Jeremy will exclusively be using BOSS loop stations, namely the RC-30, the RC-50 (now replaced by the RC-300) and the RC-505.

He considers these to be the most ergonomic plug’n’play units for percussionists.

For instance, they have a microphone input with phantom power, which is not the case for many loop stations. Also, Boss loop stations are used around the world, allowing people everywhere to share advice and experience.
FAQ

I don’t have the same loop station as Jeremy. Is this course still for me?

Though a few buttons and features may be different on your loop station, almost all loop stations have similar characteristics and workflow, and you should be able to follow the entire course.

As most of the operations demonstrated and described are the same on all loopers, Jeremy’s masterclass will give you a deeper understanding of how to refine your sound and build beautiful tracks.
FAQ

What gear is required to follow this masterclass?

To follow this course you will need the following equipment:

Essential:

  • A loop station with an XLR (microphone) input.
  • A decent quality microphone of any brand, with a stand.
  • An XLR (microphone) cable.
  • A pair of headphones or an amplifier to connect to your loop station’s output.

Recommended:

  • Because there is a section on sculpting your instruments with EQ (equalization), a mixer desk with EQs on each channel is desirable. 
  • Because there is a section about FX (effects), owning pedals (octaver, delay, reverb, etc.) is also desirable, especially if they are similar to Jeremy’s. (Note that you will receive a full list of Jeremy’s gear as part of the course.)

Optional:

  • Additional instruments other than your handpan (e.g. cajon, keyboard, jaw harp, or any other instrument).

Reading this article will help you choose equipment according to your budget.

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What if I’m missing some of the gear listed above?

Are you missing essential gear?

This course will inspire and guide you in the purchase of your first looping equipment.

  • Reading this article will help you choose equipment according to your budget.
  • When you enroll in the course, you will access the full list of equipment used in the masterclass. Why not treat yourself to some new gear in the near future and come back afterwards to enjoy the course in its fullest?

Are you missing recommended or optional gear?

  • Remember that this is a broad and insightful sound/effects/looping course with lots for any musician to take away, whether you have a basic or advanced setup. It was designed with the knowledge that many of the participants will not own the same equipment as Jeremy.
  • Because when you enroll in the course you get lifelong access to Jeremy’s Masterclass, you can start by learning from his experience and gaining inspiration. Later on, when you are able to purchase new gear, you will be able to come back to specific sections and put them into practice. To help you with this, you will receive a full list of Jeremy’s gear as part of the course.

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All lessons are shot from above. No more complicated reverse thinking that melts your brain. Every pattern is shown slowly and progressively so you can study your teacher’s hands.
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100% compatible with your handpan

100% compatible with your instrument.

This course is designed to be fully compatible with all handpans and tongue drums, as long as you have a central note (ding). Watch the explanation.

Top 3 reasons why you'll love this masterclass:

Discover the composer and storyteller in you. You have a story to tell - learn how to bring it to life.
Unlock the power of musical expression. Discover a method that will make you fall in love with your own music.
Adopt a composer’s mindset. Learn how to create a composition from start to finish.

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