Basic drone

Hit 'Play' and enjoy your first steps in Didgeridoo playing This lesson is the first step in Didg playing, relax and go step by step.. · The basic sound is called a “Drone” · It is created with a loose movement of the lips in to the didg. · If the lips are too hard/tight…

Circular Breathing

Create an endless sound Click Here For Talk Back VideoThe magical technique of creating the a continuous sound All you need to do is follow these 3 points: 1. Always keep your lips in the didgeridoo 2. Always keep your cheeks as full as you can 3. Breathe from your nose only Practice these 3…

Vocals

Vocalsssssss Vocal are sounds you add with your voice on top of the basic drone First find a vocal you are comfortable with To keep things simple start with having a normal vocal, a high, and a low sound If you have some challenge with this relax and try it with your mouth outside of…

Overtones

Vocalsssssss This is a big part of the didgeridoo’s magical sound Small movements of the sound vibrations created by the lips Go between playing with tight and full cheeks to naturally create this effectThis a very basic and important technique, it is really nice and relaxing, when your ciruclar breathing is smooth you can really…

Vocal Melody

Vocal Melody To make your didg playing more melodic use this technique It mixes a melody of your voice and the drone It opens up many possibilitiesThis technique is really fun and can really add color to your didg playing, learn the sound of your didg and find the best melodic options with it, if…

Faster Playing

Faster Playing Playing faster than your normal playing is good to add some “spice” to your playing Every effect you can produce now can be player faster It’s important to choose the right key for faster playing It easier if you breathe softlyThe way to play fast is to practice a lot and get used…

Toot while breathing

Tooooot while breathing You can either play this technique rhythmically or as a continuous soundIf you really get this technique down it really helps with more freedom in your playing, you will be able to breath with more control and awareness to the sounds and to allow more options in transitions between techniques and a…

Phrasing structure

Phrasing structure Learn how a basic phrase works Add more effects to the same phrase Divide the phrase to two parts “Shuffle” the parts of phrase Play with the options and explore new possibilities Try it on other rhythms you knowThe principles shown in this video can be applied on every time signature, It will…

Kha

Kha!!! This is a way to make a very accurate high vocal By pushing the diaphragm the voice comes out much stronger Find what kind of power works best for you Remember to to play to hard to make sure you don’t lose your flow or harm your throatThis sound is good to create a…

Taka Taka

Taka Taka This technique adds rhythmical options style The professional term is “Staccato” (detached in Italian) There are small spaces of silence between the sounds Try it slow and fast according to your capability Try it with an articulation of “duka” “tiki” “tuko” and others This technique is really good for playing in a percussive…