Date(s) - Saturday July 26, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yoruba drumming master Akeem Ayanniyi will teach basic techniques of African drumming on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3pm in Truth or Consequences, at 416 Broadway. The lesson will include hand patterns, drum language and rhythms on the Djembe, DunDun, Ashiko, and Talking drum. The cost is $20, and advance registration is not required.
Akeem has been performing since the age of five, and is the 9th generation of his family to play the Yoruba talking drum. He has toured Africa, Germany, Sweden, Brazil and the United States, and founded Agalu Music in 1998. For more information, visit www.Agalu.com.