Please check out this amazing child dancer from South Africa moving and grooving. I have never seen anything quite like it! What do you think? Sifiso dances @ Durban Beach Show South Africa
17th Annual Wula Drum and Dance Retreat The Retreat provides a venue to pass down traditions, and create fresh takes on African drum and dance in all its forms. We are honored to work with these legendary artists. To cross paths once a year is an amazing opportunity to share, connect, and to get …
I recently had the opportunity to work with the amazing dancer and dance teacher Kimberly Miguel Mullen at her special Afro Cuban Folkloric dance workshop in Nevada City, California. Nevada city is situated on the beautiful Yuba river and is a thriving tourist and drum and dance community as well.
About the film: An illuminated film transmitting the dance, drumming and chants of the Orixás and their living presence in modern Brazilian culture. Axé Orixá (pronounced ashay orishah) is a film of the dance, drumming and chants of the Orixás (Afro-Brazilian gods and goddesses) and how they manifest today through …
This is a classic rumba video from my vault. It features the group, “Raices Profunda” (Deep Roots) from Havana Cuba.
The dance and drum rhythm is called rumba columbia.
One thing I have noticed in my many, many moons of drumming is that although someone may be trained in west african drumming music, djembe or dununs and technically be a great or at least a knowledgable djembe player or even drum teacher, it does not mean they know how or can play djembe solo or more accurately lead djembe for a dance class.