Djembe News

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African Drumming News

  • Reporter challenge: African hand drumming
    African hand drumming involves the musician using their bare hands to hit a djembea , a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum. I went down to Creative Waikato on a Tuesday evening for an introductory lesson with Nathan Bregmena , director of African drumming Waikato.
  • Workshop hits the right notes with Pott Row youngsters
    Holly Meadows School, in Pott Row, was filled with sound as pupils jumped at the chance to hit the beat and learn a wide range of percussion. Mr Brain, whose team are based in South Yorkshire, led the workshops, teaching children to perform a variety of rhythms and keep time.