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Djembe Drumming Class – Brooklyn

May 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn from a Master and get comfortable with your drum. Meet Master Drummer Kolipe Camara

Ibrahima Kolipe Camara is a Master Drummer and musician from Guinea, West Africa. At an early age, Kolipe travelled throughout the regions of West Africa learning the different types of musical instruments, rhythms and dances from the many ethnic groups. In 2000, Kolipe joined Les Ballets Africaines, the internationally recognized representatives of West African Culture, and the highest level of accomplishment for a Guinean percussionist. As a lead drummer for the Ballet, Kolipe toured throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, eventually settling in New York City.

Join Master Drummer Kolipe for a fun and intensive class designed for students of all ages and all levels.

Focus: Mastering djembe/djun djun solo techniques

Improving students’ comfort on the drums.

Learning new Guinean, Malian and Senegalese rhythms

The class will introduce students to different time signatures, tempos and feelings. The ensemble playing will help you learn how to play with others and develop a discerning ear as well as know what to play to engage the audience as a soloist

Join him weekly as he works on developing the drum performer in you