African Drumming Classes


The drumming class has been moved to an online format due to the Coronaviruse protocols.

Please join our online class

there will be heaps of fun video and resources being uploaded in the next few weeks

Please stay safe, wash your paws, gargle with warm salty water daily , spread love and goodwill like a crazyfox.

I thank you for your support in this difficult time, those suffering extreme financial hardship please let me know as you will be welcome to all material i upload.



please enjoy these free video lessons and rudiments while you are waiting the coronavirus crises out

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Snippets from workshops

Snippets of workshops 

Gabriel Otu Ghana

Come and join the joy that is West African drumming

experience the rhythms, the dance, the healing energy of the drum

West African drumming

Learn West African Rhythms

it’s a wack of fun

Drumming class

@ The Mansfield Hotel function room

1 pm on Sat the 15th of the Feb / then 4 pm Saturdays

with debie djembe and drumbumba

First 4 weeks we will concentrate on techniques to make your drum sing and your hands know what to do  

This class suitable for beginners to intermediate

Rhythm parts, soloing techniques, hand coordination.  


Private lessons are available in Djembe and Dununs

lessons cover technique

solo phrasing


 off beat

Traditional Dununs and Ballet Dunun technique

 dudun , sangban chaufamons & variations


West African Drum and Dance

workshops when the masters are in Town

We are currently looking for a regular dance instructor

workshops with West African music   liondjem

We have some workshops coming up for West African Dance please register your intrest

We are currently looking dance instructor who is experienced in West African Dance or wants to learn this wonderful art form  to take a weekly class

please contact if you want to do a weekly dance class or workshops here in Townsville

If you are intrested in joining our performance group please contact via face book or our contact form

Private Djembe and Dunun sessions available for intermediate and advancing students

The drum is the heart beat of Africa, dance is her smile