Djembe and Dun-dun workshop with Iya Sako | 16th April 2016 | NEW ISLINGTON MILL

Posted in African Drumming Workshops on February 27, 2016 by Jamie Riley | Leave a comment »

As part of our 10th birthday celebration we would like to offer a very special workshop with our friend and world renowned djembe master Iya Sako! Expect some beautiful traditional Guinean rhythms and a patient and encouraging teaching style. Workshops will be supported by Tanante members and will give students the opportunity to learn both the djembe and the dun duns (bass drums). Also don't miss the gig in the evening to see Iya doing his thing on stage... a genuine world class percussionist, you will not be dissapointed!

Date- 16th April 2016

Time- 10am -1pm

Location- Achieve fitness Studios, New Islington Mill, Regent trading Estate, Oldfield Road, Salford, M5 4DE

Price: £20(£18 concessions)

To book your place drop us an email at: [email protected]

Or give us a call on: 0161 408 5270

***Workshop places are available through advanced bookings only***

Also on Saturday 16th April 2016 (click the link):

Drumroots 10th Birthday Celebration Evening Concert

Drumroots 10th Birthday Celebration African Dance Workshop with Jokeh Sillah

Iya Sako "A Djembe Master from Samakofadda in the Wassalon region of North East Guinea, Iya Sako, is from the Malinke tribe. Iya started to play with the village djembe fola when he was nine, then became a djembe fola himself, and was in great demand as a performer. Iya subsequently worked throughout Guinea and Mali, and has played in many groups, including Hamana Diada and Fankabah, moving to the UK in 2007 and now living in the North West. He continues to teach and perform internationally."

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