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bullet RobFergo
14 Jul : 10:58
Liver Drummers class in Liverpool. Contact Rob on 07835423839 or email LiverDrummers@hotmail.com

bullet suzie5609
30 Apr : 17:30
Hi, does anyone know of djembe lessons in the Pembrokeshire area of Wales? I took lessons in India and am keen to pursue

bullet Iris Vera Utrilla
11 Apr : 10:25
Hello, I am looking for a good teacher/classes in North London. Does anyone know about someone? Thanks!

bullet ivita
13 May : 15:03
hello - does anyone know of a good teacher / good classes in London?

bullet johndrummercoach
29 Dec : 22:46
Hi there! If you're in Bagshot, would Farnham be a reasonable distance for you to travel? I give small group drumcircles. And even some latin percussion to boot if enough people want it.

Best

John Overton
07780 195848

bullet johndrummercoach
29 Dec : 22:44
Hi!
I'm running djembe and latin percussion workshops in Wrecclesham, near Farnham from January onward.
£10 per session for the regulars and £12 if you're dropping in.
Call John on 07780 195848.
Please bring own djembe / other percussion instrument.

bullet odita
20 Oct : 21:58
Djembe group Liverpool.
Wednesday evenings.

bullet Jayne
27 Sep : 15:41
After having drummed in the beautiful Spanish Hills with my bro, I returned and bought myself a djembe drum! I am in Bagshot, Surrey and would love to jam and learn with others in the local area! Anyone interested and local to me then please do get in touch!

bullet terryl
19 Sep : 14:08
Anyone know where i can buy a decent djembe drum ...i'm in Romford in essex..

bullet stickybuddy
18 Sep : 15:29
Jembe & Doundoun classes Brentford Boating Arch under Kew Bridge (arches on North side W4 3NQ) opposite train station; many buses 237, 267, etc; parking in Strand on the Green.
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Same price: £7.50 + £2.50 drum-hire.
Great location by the river. Come & play. Tell your friends. Best wishes, Lu




DJEMBE/DUN DUN WORKSHOPS WITH SENEGALESE TEACHER MALO SONKO
DJEMBE/DUN DUN WORKSHOPS WITH SENEGALESE TEACHER MALO SONKO
- beginners and mixed levels 12.00-16.00
Sunday 25 September and 23 October
- intermediate and advanced levels: 12.00-16.00
Sunday 11 September and 9 October



Venue: Vampire Music Limited, 20 Tanners Hill, New Cross SE8 4PJ, Price: 20
per workshop.
Numbers are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Email me at
laurie_marie2@hotmail.com and I will send you a booking form asap.

Why not bring a tape or mini disk recorder to practice the rhythms after the
class?
One to one sessions and drum repairs can also be booked.

PERFORMANCES
- seourouba: HORNIMAN MUSEUM AFRICA 05 - 10 SEPTEMBER, 15.00 IN THE MUSIC
GALLERY
Malo Sonko, Aliou Jaz Camara and Buccar Ndow are from Senegambia, the now
divided countries of Senegal and Gambia which once formed a single country.
They present the traditional drums played by the Mandinka people in Gambia
and in Casamance, South region of Senegal.
Before the djembe and the sabar, the seourouba is the traditional Mandinka
drum played in Senegal and Gambia to celebrate weddings, baptisms and
religious ceremonies.
Entrance: FREE. Numbers are limited to 50, so make sure you arrive early.

- music and litterature: BLACK HISTORY MONTH - 4 OCTOBER, 19.00 AT TORRIDON
ROAD LIBRARY
'Yvonne reads from 'The Undertaker's Daughter,' an autobiography which spans
over 80 years and takes the perspective of her own mother alongside that of
the feisty daughter who travelled from Jamaica to become one of the first
Black theatre directors in Europe. Senegalese drum maestro Malo Sonko opens
and closes the evening with his own brand of magic.' [extract of Lewisham
BHM brochure]. Venue: Catford SE6 1RQ; Entrance: FREE; open to all ages.

- gig at hip bar Plan B: BLACK HISTORY MONTH - THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER, 21.00
Diffrentstrokes presents West African band SABARI.
Venue: Plan B, 418 Brixton Road, SW9 7AY. Doors open from 8pm. Entrance 5,
Conc 3.
N.B Please say 'SABARI' at the entrance to support the band.

Sabari offers a spectacle of West African rhythms, songs and dances drawn on
the traditional musical cultures from Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso and
Mali. Do not miss these fantastic performers and be ready to jump on your
feet and dance!
Constantly seeking to bring new and fresh sounds Diffrent Strokes have
invited some of the most refreshing looking and sounding acts around down to
brighten up the nights. The ethos is to provide live entertainment across a
variety of musical genres .DJ's will bridge the gaps between acts of Hip
Hop, Funk, Soul and many other varieties of music that the night hosts.

RESIDENTIAL COURSES IN ABENE, CASAMANCE
Every winter, Malo holds djembe, dun dun, bougarabou, talking drum and
seourouba classes in his native village, Abene in the beautiful region of
Casamance.
You can also learn the kora, balafon and traditional dances from Senegal and
more specifically from Casamance with local professional teachers.
>From 26 Dec to 2 Jan 06, Abene celebrates the harvesting period with its
annual festival gathering music, dance and theatre performances from the
diverse ethnic groups living in Senegal and its neighbourhood.
Please visit www.alnaniking.co.uk/senegal and call us if you would like
further information.

PLEASE EMAIL laurie_marie2@hotmail.com FOR ANY DETAILS ABOUT THE ABOVE.
Laurie Sonko-Marie
Director
07720 705 357

http://www.alnaniking.co.uk
alnaniking uk - towards a better knowledge of west african arts
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