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Sunday Krin (log) Drum Class

May 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Popularized by Les Ballets Africains of Guinea, Conakry and taught by one of its master drummers, experience the only Krin class in NYC

The krin is a secret instrument used to transfer messages as far as 100 miles. It is the first drum made from a single log or piece of wood or bamboo (or occasionally a human bone – used for secret ceremonies).

The krin is an idophone; an instrument which creates sound by the whole instrument vibrating. It’s sometimes also known as kolokolo, lokole, kreen, kreenyi, korokoto or krinyi, menkhen

Join Master drummer Kolipe Camara on Sundays in BedStuy to immerse yourself in learning the secrets of playing and communicating with the drums of humanities forefathers.