Virtual West African Drum and Dance Camp Lots of great teachers, djembe and dunun classes, various other West African instruments (krin, shekere, balaphone, kora) and dance at this virtualcamp out of South Carolina! May 5 – May 9 Sayon Teaches Friday May 8! 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Dounouns 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Djembe Information and registration here! To get the link for camp classes, register first. Then the camp folks will follow up with an email containing the class links.
Sayon is teaching! LIVE! on Facebook every Monday night from 6-7pm. Click this link at 6pm to join the class. This is the Facebook page ‘Sayon Camara Drumming’… not the ‘Sayon Camara’ page. If you need the URL: facebook.com/drumwithsayon
Privates Too! Or schedule a private with Sayon by contacting him here.
No drum? A table or a bucket will do! You’ll still get the benefits of focusing on the sweet joyous music of Sayon’s village and hanging out with him for a bit.
Pandemic Pricing! We know it is so important to keep drumming. Normally classes are $20/hour. If the pandemic has affected your income, please pay what you can. Pay it Forward! Pay more for those who need to pay less. All payments may be made at Paypal here.
Pricing for privates will be arranged with each student individually.
And while you are on the ‘Sayon Camara Drumming’ Facebook page, remember to ‘Like’ it! Or just look to your right and click! It’s a good way to get updates about what Sayon Camara Drumming is up to. Thanks!
Please note that this event will be rescheduled, dates to be announced at a later time, as we act with the world to slow and contain the pandemic.
Drum with Sayon in Maine!
Sayon is always fresh with the spirit of Guinea and looking forward to drumming with you all at a future date, to be determined. March 21 & 22 Saturday & Sunday Wiscasset ME Registration is now open and details are here! To be rescheduled!!!
After a GREAT wrap on the West coast Sayon is ready to drum with East coast drummers and friends. Maine here he comes! We’ll be drumming on djembes and dounouns, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and adding dance to the Sunday afternoon drumming class of the traditional Kassa rhythm. Get ready for joy!
This June Sayon will be offering TWO West African Drumming & Danceworkshops! One on the West Coast (click here for West Coast details/registration) and one on the East Coast (click here for East Coast details/registration). Registration is now open!
We’ll see you on Friday January 23 in Maine at Resounding Rhythms in their brand new location in Wiscasset, just 15 minutes from their old place. Limited to 14 and filling up so don’t hesitate to register and get info here. We’ll see you there and looking forward to it!
Are you a drummer in Washington state or Vancouver, Canada? Have you registered to drum with Sayon? His 2nd Northwest tour starts this Saturday, November 1 in Vancouver. For a tour calendar to find out where and when Sayon will be teaching and playing go here. For details and information on workshops go here!
There is no other like Sayon Camara! A djembefola as straight and true as the clear sounds he produces on the djembe drum, his teaching and performances will give you the music of his people, directly from the heart of Guinea, West Africa, leaving you with the richness of his traditional culture, inner joy and a sense of well being.