Binary Improvisation

Acquire foundational skills in formulating your own theme in improvisation. Also learn how to establish your own binary phrases for your Improvisation solos.


Perform Improvisation and Arrangement Knowledge and Technique Leadership and Mentorship Teach

What you will learn

    • Building a Theme Part 1
    • Binary Rhythm Phrasing Part 1

What you get

  • Interact with TTMDA teacher
  • Online assignments
  • Video and audio demos in-app
  • Learn at your own pace anywhere in the world


Possess Intermediate Level of djembe playing.
Recommendation: Completed Rhythm Knowledge Module 1, Module 2 and Solo Technique Module 2

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Lesson Plan

  • Lesson1

    Formulating structure

  • Lesson2

    Initiating and Resolving Technique

  • Lesson3

    2-count and 4-count Phrasing

  • Lesson4

    Applying Rolls in Phrasing

  • Lesson5

    Open and Close Ended Phrasing

How it works

  • Teacher assigned

    A TTMDA teacher will be assigned to you, who will be guiding you throughout the learning process.

  • Virtual classroom

    A classroom code will be set up and sent to you before class begins. Get the app and join the virtual classroom to begin interactive learning with other students.

  • Online assignments

    Video and audio demonstrations will be provided via the learning app, together with online assignments (text and video-based) and quizzes.

  • Module achieved

    Complete all the above at quality levels and achievement unlocked!

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This module is part of the curriculum for the following certificates:

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