Batá Y Rumba Residential


One Voice Music & Bombo Productions

Earlybird payment deadline extended to 22nd Nov. Final bookings by 29th Nov.

This year we have the ninth in a series of intensive residential workshops for existing players to further their knowledge and skills in Cuban batá drumming and rumba under the guidance of three highly experienced tutors.

These are specially designed to work both as stand-alone workshops or as part of an on-going annual series. Each workshop has its own unique content and can also cater for players who have different levels of knowledge and ability.

Daytime sessions will focus on learning new material. Evening sessions will be set aside for students to play through what they’ve learned during the day in a setting created to give participants a chance to engage in an informal environment that is closer to a Cuban tambor or rumba.

6th to 10th Dec 2017

We’ll be working on a number of Bata toques with an in-depth study of the language for each drum. The study will include learning long sequences of songs that require linking several different toques together.

We’ll be working on Guaguancó, Yambú and Columbia using a mixture of conga drums and cajones (boxes). We’ll develop language for each of the drum parts including accompanying songs and quinto soloing.

Please bring 1 or 2 congas and any bata drums you have. If you’d like to borrow instruments from OVM for the workshop please ring us and reserve it well in advance.

Ravin ‘Raz’ JayasuriyaDave Pattman and Vicky Jassey

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Arrive from 6 pm on Wednesday. The workshop ends on Sunday after lunch.
Participants need to depart by 4 pm on Sunday. Full details will be sent on registration.

Thurso Centre, Felden Lodge, Felden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0BL.
For Sat Nav users please use the postcode HP3 0BB as this will bring you to the front door.
Accommodation is based on shared rooms of 2, 3 or 4 people.

For directions click here

Costs are inclusive of accommodation, food, tuition, scores & administration.
Early Payment Rate is £345 if paid by 22nd Nov 2017 after which the Standard Rate of £375 applies.

To qualify for the early payment rate please make a payment by 22nd Nov either in full or send a non-refundable deposit of £100 with the balance payable by 29th Nov.

The deadline for all registrations is 29/11/17.

The costs above are for payments received by bank transfer or cheque. Payments by Credit & Debit cards will incur an additional charge of 3.5%

Go to workshop registration page

Tel: 0843 289 9530
Mob: 07833 377 432

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