Tag Archives: malinke

African Culture Class! Saturday August 8

Once again! A chance to journey with Sayon in a class that engages participants in the drumming, music, song, story, traditional language and dance from Sayon’s village of Kouya Sidia. All ages and experience levels welcome!

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Open Door Studio • 18 North Main Street • White River Junction VT
For full details and to register:
http://www.opendoorworkshop.com/workshops.html

Sayon playing in his village for the children.


Malinke Culture Class! Saturday April 25

Journey with Sayon in a first time class that engages participants in the drumming, music, song, story, traditional language and dance from Sayon’s village of Kouya Sidia.

Open Door Studio • 18 North Main Street • White River Junction VT
For full details and to register:
http://www.opendoorworkshop.com/workshops.html

Sayon playing in his village for the children.

Sayon playing in his village for the children.

 

 


Direct West African Drumming Workshop with Sayon Camara… Sunday, July 31 in Keene NH

You won’t want to miss this workshop in Keene NH with the impeccable teacher and djembefola, Sayon Camara. His personal experience and knowledge of the traditional music of the Malinke music of Guinea, West Africa will be transmitted directly to you, through his present and careful teaching. All levels of skill and ages welcome. Plus, a special children’s class! Oh, and did I mention his joyous, kind spirit? See all the details on the Workshops page. Please scroll down to the Keene Workshop. Registration by phone or email required.


New London Workshop Tomorrow! And so many other events…

I know you can’t see all the posts at once and there is a lot going on so please check the Calendar page  (you’ll find all the direct links you need here) for everything that is happening… ongoing classes, three great workshops in New London NH and Bristol NH, and the Sayon Camara Complete Drumming Experience in Boston MA, as well as numerous performances. More will be coming so keep checking back regularly!


New West African Drumming Workshop For Father’s Day, June 19, New London NH

Check out all the details on the Workshops page!


We Invite You To Join Us Tonight

For the opening concert of Landaya Ensemble‘s season at The Back Room at the Mill, in Bristol NH, this Saturday, April 30,from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

We will be performing the music of West Africa, on Fula flutes, dununs, djembe, and more. Come to hear our irresistible music at this wonderful venue in historic downtown Bristol NH.

“We’re pleased to announce that good friend and drummer extraordinaire from Guinea, West Africa, Sayon Camara, will be joining us on stage…don’t miss this opportunity to see a master djembefola in an intimate setting.”

Location: The Back Room at the Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central Street, Bristol, NH 03222
When: Saturday, April 30 at 7:30pm


Please Save The Date! May 15 Drumming Workshop Details As Promised

Get All The Details at Workshops!

Highlights:

Sayon Camara Drumming Afternoon Workshop

Sunday May 15, 2011

Damon Hall

Hartland Three Corners,VT.

That’s in two weeks. PLEASE mark your calendars.

Four hours of classes from 12 pm – 4:30 pm with a half hour break.

All levels of experience and all ages welcome.

We have a few djembe to rent for the workshop if you don’t have one.

Can’t wait to see everyone there. We are in for a treat!


Today Sayon Performs for Members of Zack’s Place

Everyone at Zack’s Place has an excellent time when Sayon shows up. People start to smile and even laugh, not to mention putting out some wild rhythms. What a gift. The photo is from his visit there last month.

Sayon Camara at Zack's Place in Woodstock VT Playing Rhythms on the Djembe

Sayon Camara at Zack's Place in Woodstock VT playing rhythms on the djembe.


Join Sayon for the FIRST class he will be teaching in America, on MONDAY, APRIL 4!

We will meet every Monday night, beginning Monday, April 4, 2011 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Little Theater at the Woodstock Recreation Center in Woodstock, Vermont.

Bring your djembe! ALL ages and all levels of experience are welcome.

Go to Classes for detailed information.


Sayon Camara Introductory Performance This Friday 03/18

Sayon will be at the Little Theatre in Woodstock, Vermont on Friday March 18, doing a mini performance during the contra dance break. Be sure to stop by to get a taste of some wonderful, exuberant Guinean drumming.