African Drumming Workshop

Learn the basic hand drumming technique on one of the most expressive drums coming out of West Africa – the mighty Djembe. Learn the Bass, Tone and Slap technique and explore rhythmic patterns that you will hear in parts of West Africa today.

Saturday: 10:00- 11:30am
Sunday: 10:00- 11:30am

A Community Drum Circle (FREE) event is also on at 2pm Saturday & Sunday.

 

Artist Profile

Alex Salvador

The Rhythm Connection

Alex Salvador is a musician and Drum Circle Facilitator based in Townsville North Queensland where he has lived since 1987. Alex has facilitated drum circles and African drumming workshops under his business, The Rhythm Connection, in North Queensland and as far as the Philippines since the late 1990's. He is regularly seen facilitating drum circles in schools, at festivals and corporate and private events.

Website: therhythmconnection.com

WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL:

  • Community Drum Circle
  • African Drumming Workshops
  • Sound Immersion
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