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Djembe Drum Experience

£15 pp

Cape Town, South Africa

1 hour

2-20

Djembe Drum Experience

What You'll Do

Try your hand at playing a traditional handmade African Drum

Add this to your bucket list and experience the rhythm and sound of the “talking drum” yourself and come try your hand at playing it with the experienced Manan Ajimah from Northern Ghana, who is recognised to be an authentic master djembefola and teachers of Traditional West African percussion who has been featured on national television in the UK as well as many local websites and tv shows. The djembe drum, a skin-covered hand instrument with a goblet shape structure, has long been used as a form of communication in Africa – and if you’re at all familiar with the sound of the djembe rhythm, you’ll know that it is the kind of sound where each thud and thump resonates deep within you as if speaking to a part of your psyche that you never knew could speak back. Learn about the drums long history, the different woods used to make it and how it is constructed to give the different sounds and then experience for yourself playing the various rhythm and beats alll guided by your talented teacher

 

Experience
Highlights

Learn about the long history of the drums

Learn how they are constructed

Play your heart out with an authentic master djembefola

Your Local Host:

Manan Ajimah

S. Manan Ajimah, from northern Ghana, is recognised to be an authentic master djembefola and teacher of traditional West African percussion. He has been featured on national television in the UK as well as in local news and websites. Through visits and even on the telephone to his home country, and through his travels and contacts, he keeps in t Read More

Location Information

  • Drums are supplied for the experience, with a stool to sit and play from
  • An authentic master djembefola for guidance