Percussion classroom

Lesson features

A classroom where you can learn popular percussion comprehensively and musically, regardless of genre or musical instrument!

Not only folk music such as Latin music, but also a lot of percussion that is commonly used in pop music these days. In this class, you will learn how to make sounds and rhythms, regardless of genre, from popular Latin instruments such as conga, bongos, and timbales to small percussion such as shakers and tambourines.

♪ Those who are interested in percussion and musical instruments and want to start something
♪ Those who are playing in their own way but want to know the basics again

It is recommended for such people!


♪ Introductory class

Even if you are completely new to us, you can rest assured! How to make sounds-Start from basic practice!

◆ Lesson method
○ Twice a month / 60 minutes per lesson (Irregular holding / Start date will be decided and announced by the end of the previous month)
○ Group lessons for up to 6 people
* Why don't you experience the atmosphere of the classroom first?
Visit is possible / However, only once per person (reservation required /?
Please contact us for details)

◆ For inquiries about percussion classes,
Feel free to call Ethnic City 03-3842-6042 ♪


Lecturer introduction

Kenichi Yamakita

Mr. Yamakita

Born in 1968. In 1985, he met African pop music and discovered that percussion suits him. In 1988, he went to New York alone to learn about the roots and rhythm of Latin music, and from around 1990 he energetically participated in his own groups and sessions and started his career as a percussionist. Terumasa Hino, NORA, Yosuke Yamashita, Akira Sakata, OBATALA, Naruyoshi Kikuchi, RM Jazz legacy, Ikue Asazaki, Toshiki Kadomatsu, Yasuhiro Yamane, cocco, Boredoms, Psycho Baba and many others. As a solo activity, he released live performances and 5 albums. It is also known for its unique activities such as "Yamakita Juku", which sciences rhythm, a special lecture at a music university, and 20,000 plays of self-made guillomachine videos in two days.

Kenichi Yamakita WEB page >>>

[Responsible] Thursday (twice a month / irregular) * The schedule will be decided and announced by the end of the previous month.


Tuition fee

◆ Introductory class

¥ 8,800 (tax included) / month (including equipment cost 1,100)

Admission fee ¥ 5,500 (tax included)
Number of times twice a month
Lesson time 60 minutes * Fixed time on days of the week
Start date Thursday 17: 50-18: 50