Announcing a new Meetup for Denver Afro-Salsa Meetup Group!
What: Drumming with Diversity
When: Saturday, March 13,[masked]:00 PM
Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)
DRUMMING with DIVERSITY in Conjunction with Naomi Doerr Music
Listen to the sounds of the BATA drum as professional Drummers Help us hear,understand and participate in This Unique Drumming Event
Bat? Drumming originated with the Yor?b? people of Nigeria and Dahomey between 500 to 800 years ago. Several references claim the drums were being used at least in the mid-1400s. The playing styles which, vary greatly have evolved in many different ways on both sides of the Atlantic throughout the course of the last several centuries.
Experience the authenticity of over 500 years of tradition, rituals and celebration featuring the sacred rhythms of Bata, Rhumba and Bembe. From the origins of Africa through the island of Cuba, these songs are still in use today to invigorate the culture of foreign lands.
St. Philip Lutheran Church
7531 S. Kendall Blvd
(one block east of Pierce on Ken Caryl Ave.)
Saturday March 13, 2010
Cost: $5 per family
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/Denver-Afro-Salsa-Meetup-Group/calendar/12669450/