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African Inspired Drum Class & DounDoun Dance

with Jimi Dale & Monica Evans

African Inspired
Drum Class &
DounDoun Dance

@ St Columba Church, 92 Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn

Four weeks 9th to 30th July 6pm to 7.30pm Drum 7.30 to 8.30 Dance

$20 ($10 Dance only)

Contact: Jimi 846 9663 or 021 123 2037

AFRICAN DRUM COURSE

With Mohamed Bangoura

$60 for 3 weeks or $25 per class

DounDoun Dance
7.30 to 8.30 pm
$30 for 3 weeks or $12 per class
Drum & Doundoun Dance $75 3 weeks

This course will explore songs and stories andthe deeper aspects of African village music We will create a performance on Friday 11th September

Mohamed Bangoura "Bangouraké" - Master Drummer and Teacher in traditional Guinean Music

He is described in Guinea as the man with “Hands of Fire”, “the Lion of Matam”, already regarded by many connoisseurs as one of the best amongst the Master Drummers of this world. His life totally dedicated to the music and his traditions, mesmerizing audiences with his out of this world skills, talent, power and virtuosity. Bangouraké is a true master through initiation and ability. These new workshops are based around Back to the Roots of African village music.

Mohamed was born in Guinea, West Africa in a village called Bourramya-Koubya. This village is a few hours north of the capital, Conakry. Mohamed started to play at the age of 5 years old and has always been surrounded by music throughout his life. Mohamed was a member of the international acclaimed "Percussion de Guineé" and other National Ballet Ensembles based in Conakry.

To be taught by this master is a must!!

@ St Columba Church 92 Surrey Cres

Three Weeks Thursday Nights 6 to 7.30pm 27th August to 10 September

$60 for 3 weeks or $25 per class

Contact: Jimi Dale 846 9663 or 021 123 2037 Beginners Welcome Drums provided

AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE

With MOHAMED BANGOURA

A journey into the village and ceremonial music, dances and stories of Guinea

@ Shanti Sanctuary Kawai Purapura 14 Mills Lane Albany

29th & 30th August 2015

$160 Earlybird: $125 (book before 1st August)

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: PH. JIMI 846 9663 or 021 123 2037 Drums Are Supplied “Rhythm is the pulse of life if your heart is beating you can drum”

HAND DRUMMING CLASSES

With Jimi Dale

Jimi has been teaching African style hand drum courses in Auckland since 1995. These classes are using djembe drums from West Africa. These classes are suitable for beginners and more advanced Drummers. We will explore rhythms from Guinea, Ghana and some ceremonial music from Zimbabwe. We will learn songs rhythms and dances during this course and explore different techniques for improving your dexterity on the drum, as well as explore improvisation on the drum. No experience necessary Just a willingness to learn and have fun
There will be a chance to learn some African dance

@ St Columba Church, 92 Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn.

THURSDAY NIGHTS Thursday 25th September to 30th October 2014 6pm till 8pm

COST: $20 per class

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: PH. JIMI 846 9663 or 021 123 2037 Drums Are Supplied “Rhythm is the pulse of life if your heart is beating you can drum”

 

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Drumming group available for weddings and other festive occasions! - Call Jimi on (021) 123 2037 or use the above form.

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