Conga Drumming Course – Level 1

Conga Drumming Course – Level 1

21st March – 18th April (5 weeks)

This course is for those who would like to learn to play congas. You will learn about conga technique, Latin rhythms and playing in an ensemble.

The course will be run by one of the UK’s leading Latin percussionists, David Pattman. David’s experience includes playing with Omara Portuondo of the Buena Vista Social Club, Cachaito Lopez, Cubanismo, Anga Diaz, Roberto Plá, Snowboy, Django Bates, Alex Wilson, Slim Gailard, Carlos ‘Patato’ Valdez and Daniel Ponce as well as Jacob Collier and Paul McCartney. He currently teaches at Middlesex University and has lectured at the Royal College of Music, Goldsmiths College and Morley College.

Rising Tide, 270 Mare St, London E8 1HE

6.30 – 8.00 pm

Cost and How to Pay
Please note that we keep our classes to a maximum of 13 people to provide the most effective learning experience. Instruments are provided. Not sure what to expect? If you are unhappy after the first class, we will refund you the remaining course fee.

Registration deadline: 25th January

Regular: £100
*Conc: £80

*Our concessionary rate applies to anyone who would like to attend but can’t afford the regular rate.

If you are a regular customer, please consider paying us directly into our bank account. You will need to send us an email with your contact details:

Account name: Bombo Arts
Account number: 63017399
Sort code: 08-92-99
Reference: (Your Initials)/CL1

or, via Paypal. (please note there is an additional charge of 3.5% for Paypal)

Regular Payment £120 Conc* £95


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