AFRICAN DRUMMING – MELBOURNE (CODE – 226KMA)
From West Africa, King has arrived as Gambia’s pulsating musical ambassador. An outstanding child musician who has been performing professionally since the age of 12, King is a master of Djembe, sabar, bougarabu, sewurba drumming and dance traditions and an internationally recognised drumming teacher.
Enjoyed by young and old alike, participants are encouraged to experience the pulsating rhythms and instruments of West Africa for themselves! Perfect as a team building exercise, for community events and festivals.
Dancers can be added if required.
Drumming and Dance Workshops
For all ages and abilities based on everyday life and customs – farming activities, naming ceremonies, coming of age ceremonies, marriages, festival, plus stories from the ancient kingdom of Mali and the story of the drums.
A taste of drumming, dancing, story telling, geography, and images of village life in The Gambia. This program can be tailored to suit your particular needs.
Interactive performance by musicians illustrating different kinds of music and dance from West Africa.