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Ben & Bobby’s One Day Rhythm Retreat

A Full Day of Percussion, Good Food & Great Folks In the Oakland Hills



SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019
10am – 4pm

Join visionary percussionists BEN ISAACS (Naby Bangoura, Djaily Kunda Kouyate, Rhythm Cafe), and ROBERT “BOBBY” WALLACE (Margareth Menezes, Tania Santiago, Rhythm Cafe) for an exploration of the musical interplay between GUINEA and BRAZIL!! Combining influences from the SINTE rhythm from Guinea and the SAMBA REGGAE beats from Bahia, Brazil, Bobby and Ben have created a new percussion suite, energetic and funky, for djembe, dundun, surdo, timbau, repinique, agogo, caxixi and chekere. Students of all levels are WELCOME, and will learn the complete arrangement of this musical piece: all rhythms, introduction, calls and breaks.

Nestled in the Oakland Hills, this RHYTHM RETREAT provides a beautiful and tranquil setting for music, drums, nature and harmony.
SPECIAL GUEST Anietie Ukpe-Wallace (pictured right) will provide a delicious and nutritious hot lunch and ALL LEVELS of drummers are welcome.

All drums provided, or bring your own: Djembe, Dun-Dun, Timbau, Surdo, Repinique, Chekere, Caxixi, Agogo.

JOIN US FOR THIS ONE-DAY RHYTHM RETREAT IN THE OAKLAND HILLS!

Location
In the Oakland Hills (exact address provided upon registration)

ONE-DAY RETREAT PROGRAM:

  • 10am: Gather to stretch & Hear Overview of Piece
  • 10:30 – 12:30pm: Morning Drum Session with Ben and Bobby. Review all rhythms.
  • 12:30 – 1:30pm: Lunch Break. Delicious and nutritious hot lunch provided!
  • 2:00 – 4:30pm: Afternoon Drum Session. Put together entire piece, all rhythms, intro, ending, breaks!
  • 4:30: GOODBYE!

Payment: $75

We accept debit cards, credit cards, bank payments and PayPal or pay by check


https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4233554

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