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Techniques, Rhythms, Instruments and Music for Educators, Facilitators, Therapists, and Enthusiasts, hosted by Kalani Das, MT-BC

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Techniques, Rhythms, Instruments and Music for Educators, Facilitators, Therapists, and Enthusiasts, hosted by Kalani Das, MT-BC

Doing More with Less

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There are some really simple strategies that anyone can use to manage more productive and satisfying outcomes. Kalani talks about how to make progress towards a goal, how to facilitate with a light touch, and how to get more from your participants without over-managing or over-working. This episode is all about doing more with less.

Apr 10 2016

12mins

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Therapeutic Drumming Course 2015

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We welcome talented percussionists from diverse backgrounds to the Therapeutic Drumming Certificate Course in Los Angeles, July 19-24, 2015.
Kalani talks about two ways to offer benefits through drumming and gives listeners a special discount code to save on course registration.

Jun 28 2015

15mins

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Spring News 2016

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In this episode:

Thank you for leaving a review of the Kalani LIVE podcast on the iTunes page. We appreciate you taking a couple minutes to show your support and help others find this resource.

Subscribe to WORLD DRUM CLUB and become a member at the PATREON page.

Apr 05 2016

11mins

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China and Beyond

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Kalani discusses his recent teaching trip to China, what’s happening in the Music Therapy scene, how to use rhythmic breathing for health outcomes, how to lower the volume of group drumming experience, and shares a free resource for learning more about world drumming.

Dec 13 2015

30mins

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Creating Inclusion

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Inclusion is the key to participant buy-in, whether the goal is creating music or managing a company. Kalani discusses some keys to facilitating inclusion that anyone can use to create more effective experiences for groups of all kinds.

Apr 10 2016

18mins

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Keys to Facilitation and Therapeutic Drumming

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This episode focuses on a few keys to effectively facilitating a musical process for groups including; how to not be a dictator and overly controlling, how to support others, how to help a group process through the music you play, and more. Kalani introduces you to two co-presenters at the 2016 Therapeutic Drumming Course; Abbie Ehorn and Miranda Rondeau, and he gives you some music for ukulele and percussion.

How do we know it’s a Drum Circle?

Keys to effective facilitation.

Zun Zun – Caribbean Folk Song

http://kalanimusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Zun-Zun.mp3

Paranaue – Brazilian folk Song

http://kalanimusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Paranaue.mp3

Email Kalani for a copy of the music (office@kalanimusic.com)

Mar 15 2016

16mins

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Flute Harvest, Music, and Mindfulness

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Kalani talks about Flute Harvest 2015, where students learn more than just how to play the native flute. This is a true musical retreat for the mind and spirit of flute enthusiasts of all types. Learn how to engage in three different musical mindfulness practices that will change the way you experience the world and deepen you life experience.

Oct 06 2015

12mins

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Therapeutic Music Making

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Kalani discusses the practice and purpose of Therapeutic Music Making. Learn ways to use music to promote positive changes in your physical, cognitive, and emotional life. Kalani explains how to use music therapeutically for personal and community well-being. Find out more at http://kalanimusic.com and http://playsinglaugh.com.

Watch the video version below and comment on YouTube.

Sep 15 2014

25mins

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Three Keys to Facilitating Music (Or Anything)

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Kalani shares three powerful ways you can help any group of people feel more conformable, more confident, and more authentic in any creative process. Some of ways we can facilitate success include:

  1. Creating a safe and supportive environment 
  2. Selecting instruments and music that ensures congruency and success.
  3. Using techniques and strategies that allow participants to be themselves and feel authentic.

Other things you can try include:

  1. Asking participants what they need. (Finding out how to serve)
  2. Asking for help reaching certain goals or objectives. (Empower them!)
  3. Following the path of creativity, even when it’s not on your map!
  4. Supporting the creative contributions, suggestions, and actions of your participants.

When you’re done listening, make sure you:

  1. Join Kalani on Face Book (Kalani Music)
  2. Suscribe to Kalani’s YouTube Channel (Kalani Music)
  3. Subscribe to the DCM Newsletter. (playsinglaugh.com)

Special note: Portions of this podcast include music by Layne Redmond. Please visit layneredmond.com and support her memory by supporting her life work – and keeping her in your hearts and music. website

Jan 18 2014

25mins

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Developing Your Rhythm

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Rhythmic skill is an essential competency for creating music of any kind. Rhythm is at the core of musical movement and momentum. It’s what make music ‘feel’ a certain way, yet many struggle with rhythm and are looking for ways to develop their sense of timing and rhythmic acuity. In this episode of Kalani LIVE, Kalani give you four ways to develop your sense of time and have fun learning at the same time. Other news includes Flute Circles in Japan, The Developmental Community Music Summer course, Flute Harvest Native Flute School and The Drum Circle – A Musical Approach 2 -DVD set.

Kalani LIVE – Developing Your Rhythm

Dec 12 2013

27mins

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Afro-Cuban Bell Pattern

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Kalani teaches a special rhythm used in Afro-Cuban music. It’s called the Afro-Cuban 12/8 bell pattern and it might pose a challenge for you if you’re not at least a little experienced in drumming and work music. After listening to the podcast, make sure to visit the WORLD DRUM CLUB YouTube channel and subscribe. Then make you way over tot he WDC Patreon Site and become a Patron! Patrons are important because they’re the ones who make World Drum Club possible. WDC is a 100% viewer-supported channel and all contributions go directly to the creation of new educational media – for YOU and others who are interested in WORLD DRUMMING.

Sep 04 2016

17mins

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World Drum Club #39

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This episode of WORLD DRUM CLUB features two lessons from the WDC YouTube Channel:

  1. How to Choose a Djembe – You discover what to look for in a profession djembe. I talk about how to find the perfect djembe that will serve your drumming needs and help you to sound as good as possible for years to come.
  2. Marco: Three rhythms for djembe. I play three different rhythms for djembe from the popular book and DVD, West African Drum and Dance – A Yanked-Macrou Celebration. These djembe patterns are in 4/4 and will work with just about any world music groove. Learn the djembe, then move on and learn the dundun patterns to complete the ensemble.

Make sure you subscribe to the WDC YouTube Channel and support the program through the Patreon Page. Patrons get access to lessons that none one else sees.

Look for the WDC Logo on YouTube and iTunes.

Aug 22 2016

21mins

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The Sound of Change

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Look for the WDC Logo on YouTube and iTunes.

This is the show about change! We changed the name from Kalani LIVE to the WORLD DRUM CLUB podcast.

We’re excited to bring our listeners more music, rhythms, and world drumming via the podcast – and we’re also happy to be tied into the World Drum Club YouTube channel. Our WDC members are growing all the time and we’re producing more member-only content for our supporters at http://patreon.com/kalani.

About the podcast:

World Drum Club Podcast provides music education for people who want to learn more about world drumming and world music. We demonstrate sounds, techniques, rhythms, and music from West Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean and beyond. World Drumming is very popular in Music Education, Music Therapy, and Recreational Music Making settings. The WDC Podcast helps drummers, educators, therapists, and facilitators create more musical experiences for their students, clients, and participants.  The World Drum Club podcast is produced in association with the World Drum Club YouTube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoHRTcC-DTYaHdIbErwyDxQ, and the World Drum Club Members site at http://patreon.com/kalani.

May 31 2016

11mins

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Producing Better Media and Therapeutic Drumming

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This episode gives you a few resources for producing better audio and videos to share with your fan, students, friends, and family. Kalani gives you two ways to create therapeutic drumming experiences for yourself and others. You learn about rhythmic breathing, also called resonant breathing, as well as a mindfulness-based approach to active music making for health and wellness outcomes, reducing stress, and increasing a sense of wellbeing.
Visit Kalani at http://kalanimusic.com and listen to the EVOLVE podcast at http://kalanidas.com

May 01 2016

23mins

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Universal Rhythms, Grounding, and Shaker

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There are rhythms that appear throughout the world, in different countries and styles of music. Learning how to recognize and reproduce these rhythms is something that percussionists do as part of their craft. Playing rhythms and music requires that we learn how to create grooves, and that requires that we tune in to micro-timing and the feel of the music. Even playing the shaker can be a deeply musical act. Learn how to get started and make progress in this episode. Kalani also talks about the Therapeutic Drumming Course and World Drum Club at YouTube and Patreon.


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Kalani LIVE is written and produced by Kalani as a free service to musicians around the world. Send your questions and comments using the contact form.

Apr 17 2016

19mins

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Doing More with Less

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There are some really simple strategies that anyone can use to manage more productive and satisfying outcomes. Kalani talks about how to make progress towards a goal, how to facilitate with a light touch, and how to get more from your participants without over-managing or over-working. This episode is all about doing more with less.

Apr 10 2016

12mins

Play

Creating Inclusion

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Read more

Inclusion is the key to participant buy-in, whether the goal is creating music or managing a company. Kalani discusses some keys to facilitating inclusion that anyone can use to create more effective experiences for groups of all kinds.

Apr 10 2016

18mins

Play

Spring News 2016

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In this episode:

Thank you for leaving a review of the Kalani LIVE podcast on the iTunes page. We appreciate you taking a couple minutes to show your support and help others find this resource.

Subscribe to WORLD DRUM CLUB and become a member at the PATREON page.

Apr 05 2016

11mins

Play

Keys to Facilitation and Therapeutic Drumming

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Read more

This episode focuses on a few keys to effectively facilitating a musical process for groups including; how to not be a dictator and overly controlling, how to support others, how to help a group process through the music you play, and more. Kalani introduces you to two co-presenters at the 2016 Therapeutic Drumming Course; Abbie Ehorn and Miranda Rondeau, and he gives you some music for ukulele and percussion.

How do we know it’s a Drum Circle?

Keys to effective facilitation.

Zun Zun – Caribbean Folk Song

http://kalanimusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Zun-Zun.mp3

Paranaue – Brazilian folk Song

http://kalanimusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Paranaue.mp3

Email Kalani for a copy of the music (office@kalanimusic.com)

Mar 15 2016

16mins

Play

China and Beyond

Podcast cover
Read more

Kalani discusses his recent teaching trip to China, what’s happening in the Music Therapy scene, how to use rhythmic breathing for health outcomes, how to lower the volume of group drumming experience, and shares a free resource for learning more about world drumming.

Dec 13 2015

30mins

Play

Flute Harvest, Music, and Mindfulness

Podcast cover
Read more

Kalani talks about Flute Harvest 2015, where students learn more than just how to play the native flute. This is a true musical retreat for the mind and spirit of flute enthusiasts of all types. Learn how to engage in three different musical mindfulness practices that will change the way you experience the world and deepen you life experience.

Oct 06 2015

12mins

Play

Therapeutic Drumming Course 2015

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Read more

We welcome talented percussionists from diverse backgrounds to the Therapeutic Drumming Certificate Course in Los Angeles, July 19-24, 2015.
Kalani talks about two ways to offer benefits through drumming and gives listeners a special discount code to save on course registration.

Jun 28 2015

15mins

Play

The More Music Show

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Kalani talks about his upcoming tour of China with Guitarist Benise, the MORE MUSIC video show on YouTube, the Therapeutic Drumming Certificate Course, online lessons at Curious.com, and shares one of the best ways to the best return on the time you invest in your work.

Watch the below video to find out more about Therapeutic Drumming.

Apr 08 2015

11mins

Play

Therapeutic Music Making

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Read more

Kalani discusses the practice and purpose of Therapeutic Music Making. Learn ways to use music to promote positive changes in your physical, cognitive, and emotional life. Kalani explains how to use music therapeutically for personal and community well-being. Find out more at http://kalanimusic.com and http://playsinglaugh.com.

Watch the video version below and comment on YouTube.

Sep 15 2014

25mins

Play

Flute Harvest 2014

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This episode is dedicated to everyone out there who believes in the power of music to heal, to bring people together, to teach us about ourselves and each other, and to act as a catalyst for positive change. Flute Harvest (http://fluteharvest.com) gives us the opportunity to grow as musicians, to learn ways we can help ourselves and others, and to grow as people and a community. In this episode, Kalani talks about some of the many benefits of active music making and shares some special instruments that he uses in his work as a music therapist. For more about Flute Harvest, visit the website. Flute Harvest is October 26-31, 2014.

Other links:

Fluteopedia

Clint Goss

Developmental Community Music

Watch the full video.

Aug 29 2014

13mins

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Easter Special

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Kalani is fresh off an Asia tour after presenting workshops in Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore. In this episode, he talks about therapeutic music making and how you can get trained as a therapeutic musician at the DCM Summer course (http://playsinglaugh.com). A special deal awaits you on Amazon, where you can save up to 30% using a special code that you will get at the end of the podcast! (Good from April 20 to 27)

Note: Only products sold by Musical Media are eligible for the discounts.

Apr 20 2014

16mins

Play

Three Keys to Facilitating Music (Or Anything)

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Read more

Kalani shares three powerful ways you can help any group of people feel more conformable, more confident, and more authentic in any creative process. Some of ways we can facilitate success include:

  1. Creating a safe and supportive environment 
  2. Selecting instruments and music that ensures congruency and success.
  3. Using techniques and strategies that allow participants to be themselves and feel authentic.

Other things you can try include:

  1. Asking participants what they need. (Finding out how to serve)
  2. Asking for help reaching certain goals or objectives. (Empower them!)
  3. Following the path of creativity, even when it’s not on your map!
  4. Supporting the creative contributions, suggestions, and actions of your participants.

When you’re done listening, make sure you:

  1. Join Kalani on Face Book (Kalani Music)
  2. Suscribe to Kalani’s YouTube Channel (Kalani Music)
  3. Subscribe to the DCM Newsletter. (playsinglaugh.com)

Special note: Portions of this podcast include music by Layne Redmond. Please visit layneredmond.com and support her memory by supporting her life work – and keeping her in your hearts and music. website

Jan 18 2014

25mins

Play

Developing Your Rhythm

Podcast cover
Read more

Rhythmic skill is an essential competency for creating music of any kind. Rhythm is at the core of musical movement and momentum. It’s what make music ‘feel’ a certain way, yet many struggle with rhythm and are looking for ways to develop their sense of timing and rhythmic acuity. In this episode of Kalani LIVE, Kalani give you four ways to develop your sense of time and have fun learning at the same time. Other news includes Flute Circles in Japan, The Developmental Community Music Summer course, Flute Harvest Native Flute School and The Drum Circle – A Musical Approach 2 -DVD set.

Kalani LIVE – Developing Your Rhythm

Dec 12 2013

27mins

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Drum Circles Defined

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Kalani defines and describes the drum circle in this LIVE episode. A drum circle is a form of community drumming where the participants are free to co-create music through an improvisational process, leading to a product of community value. Drum circles have been around since the late 1950 and early 1960’s as a form a recreational music making, defined by their inclusive and open nature. The term is an American one, given to groups of people who come together to create in-the-moment music for personal enjoyment.

What do you think? LIKE and share this episode through your social media channels.

“TIAN” (energy, spring, or heaven)

Sep 01 2013

33mins

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Pre-DCM Course Update

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The Developmental Community Music Program is right around the corner. Find out why DCM is popular among music educators, music therapists, and drum circle facilitators. DCM teaches musicality, leadership, facilitation, and more – All in a beautiful setting with amazing people.

Treat yourself to the DCM course!

visit playsinglaugh.com to find out more and register. The course starts July 14th so don’t wait!

Jul 05 2013

15mins

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