Learn and explore traditional West African rhythms with djembefola (master drummer)
Kocassale Dioubate, born and raised in Guinea – also the birthplace of the djembe drum.
Discover the rich traditional and historical cultural use of each rhythm.
Learn different polyrhythms and the different overlaying parts of which they consist, including
different accompaniments, lead, plus work on your basic and soloing techniques.
Accommodated to all different skill levels – whether you are an absolute beginner and have
never tried drumming before, or already have an advanced practice, Koca’s will accommodate
his material to your skill level and ensure that all participants get something out of their time with
Drums will be provided. If you are bringing your own drum, please use this code in the checkout owndrum22
Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars and include daily lunch/snacks, relevant materials fees and any applicable taxes
Kocassale Dioubate , from the Mandingo tribe of Guinea, West Africa, is a descendant of his
tribe’s ‘ djeliba’ (also known as griots) : traditional story-tellers, entertainers, musicians, praise
singers, counselors, and mediators: those who keep and preserve the tribe’s oral history and