Join Afrocuba Colorado for it's newest educational series - Afrocuban Drum lessons! The drum is the most important instrument in Afrocuban music, and the most cherished form of entertainment for the Orishas and related deities.
This class will be good for beginners and more advanced drummers, exploring Conga Drums, Boxes, Shakers, Clave, Sticks, Bells, and more.
We will explore many rhythms, including but not limited to Guanguanco, Palo, and Bata.
Michael has fifteen years experience playing, teaching, and performing Afro-Cuban percussion including:
Congas, timbales, bongo, bata, and drum set.
Michael holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music in Professional Music. Emphasis was: Performance and Arrangement of Cuban and Brazilian musical styles.
Michael has taught ages 4-60 the rhythms of Cuba.