Category relating to percussion performed vocally (using lips, tongue, voice, etc); the art of imitating percussion instruments using only the human voice.
Also called "mouth drumming" and "beatbox" (or "beatboxing"); or slang: vocal perc or simply "VP".
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Benjamin Stevens - Vocal Percussion
Educator and board reviewer offers small collection of MP3 vocal samples, link to homepage.
The Box - Hip Hop Archive - Beatbox Audios
Old school rap archive with photos, MP3 samples and video clips of beatboxing legends.
Wes Carroll, the "human beatbox" with the San Francisco group, the House Jacks, offers video and private instruction as well as links to scheduled performances and instructional sessions. Biography, video sales.
Scat! Vocal Improvisation Techniques
[changingtones.com] Instructional book and CD by Bob Stoloff, covering vocal drum articulation, bass lines and drum grooves. Page includes description, cover scan, audio samples and ordering information.
Last update:June 12, 2016 at 8:15:12 UTC