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Heartbeat Rhythm Workshop presents AFRICAN DRUM & DANCE

With Robert Koffee Fugah

I am passionate about my arts and love to see children grow and develop their enjoyment also. This reputation has seen me teach daily lessons in the largest international school in Ghana over the past 7 years. There I often teach large groups of children from the age of 5 up to secondary school students.
Since making New Zealand home in August 2013 I've been very busy working locally in Central Otago and supporting drumming groups and running workshops across the country.
I thoroughly enjoy finding opportunities to share my love of African drumming and dance with kiwis

Jimi Dale is leader of Tamani and has been teaching Drum and Dance classes throughout New Zealand. He has a great passion for bringing people together to celebrate African music and dance. Recently he has become interested in the crossover of indigenous cultures in their understanding of life through ceremony, music, stories and dance

School shows are $3.50 per student with a minimum of 200 pupils per show

2014

BOOKING: PH. JIMI DALE 846 9663 or 021 123 2037

HAND DRUMMING COURSE

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. This course is 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 how to play drums and sing 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.

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

COST: $100 for 6 weeks or $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”

AN EVENING OF MBIRA WITH JULIAN RAPHAEL

Learn some traditional tunes and songs taught to Julian by
Erica Azim and Leonard Chiyanike on the mbira camp in Bali.

At: 78 Taylors Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland, 1025

FRIDAY OCT 3rd 6.30 to 9.30 pm

Fee: $20

(refreshments provided)

 

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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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