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West African Drumming (At LEAF Global)

$50.00

Virtual or in person drumming class for elementary age kids or adults!

Virtual or in person drumming class for elementary age kids or adults! Taut by LEAF Teaching Artist Adama Dembele these are private one hour sessions. Adama is a master djembefola (djembe player) and has been a part of LEAF since 2005. He currently teaches year round after school classes with LEAF Schools & Streets, and he is excited to offer virtual classes in which students can take a journey to explore the sounds, rhythms and movements of West African culture right from their own home! One on One socially distanced class is also available at LEAF Global arts!

Adama Dembele is a master djembéfola (djembe player) from Ivory Coast, West Africa. Born into a family of musicians, he has toured several continents with various major acts such Oumou Sangare, Salif Keita, Affou Keita, Sogona Djata and many others. Adama has played in several drum and dance companies such as Yelemba d’Abidjan, Ensemble Koteba, Congoba and many more.