“The course was so inspiring, that I want to pursue the batá tradition further.”
Jan Brzezinski 2018

“Being introduced to bata and rumba has given me such a great experience and the opportunity to expand my skills in music.”
Juan Sebastian Martinez Cortes 2018

An Introduction to Afro-Cuban Drumming

 9-Week Course: 12th March – 14th May (not including 9th April)

This 9-week course is a preparatory course that introduces the main musical components of Afro-Cuban drumming. Students will learn basic sounds on various drums, be able to play and understand one or two clave patterns with a pulse and play simple polyrhythmic patterns for rumba, batá, makuta etc. in context with some songs. Bombo Productions prides itself on providing a friendly supportive environment where students can enjoy learning music whilst connecting with a community of people passionate about drumming.

Bombo Productions offers a range of courses that cater for three levels of ability. This course is suitable for complete beginners. If you are not sure which level you are at why not visit our Learning Objectives and Student Levels page on our website. There you will find a chart outlining the key musical skills we expect our students to acquire from attending our courses/workshops combined with home study. This chart is also a reference to check which skills are required of participants wanting to attend courses or workshops aimed at levels 2 and 3.

Taught by Vicky Jassey.

Course Details

When: Tuesdays 12th March – 14th May (not including 9th April)

Time: 7.00 – 9.00pm

Location:  Rising Tide Studios, 270 Mare St, Hackney, London E8 1HE

Drum Hire: You can use our drums for free.
Prices: full rate students and low income
(10% discount)
Early-bird Rate (payable by 1st March) 144 130
Rate for attending if paid after 1st March. 216 N/A
Drop-In 27  N/A

Not sure what to expect? If you are not happy after the first class we will refund you the remaining course fee.

Low income is anyone on child tax benefits or any other government benefits or living on £17,000 per year or below.

How to book:
You can
– pay online following the link below
or
– make a bank transfer. Please send an email to reservations@bomboproductions.com and Sandra will send you our account details.

Please clearly state your name and the workshop you would like to attend. Your place is secure once payment is received. Thank you

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