African Drum Class
Master djembe/djun djun solo techniques
Learn new Guinean and Senegalese rhythms
Ibrahima Kolipe Camara is a Master Drummer and musician from Guinea, West Africa. At an early age, Kolipe travelled throughout the regions of Guinea learning the different types of musical instruments, rhythms and dances from the many ethnic groups of Guinea. 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 and the United States, 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 and engage the audience in a solo
Join him weekly as he works on developing the drum performer in you