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Michael Taylor Drum Class

  • Leah Ivory Drum and Dance 2136 East Shiawassee Road Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49506 United States (map)

FRIDAY night drum class: TTMDA Senior Certified Teacher Michael Taylor will be in Grand Rapids to help us celebrate the New Year by teaching us traditional West African rhythms. 6-8pm. 2136 E Shiawassee SE. $20/adult. $10/student. Drums provided.

SATURDAY drum and dance workshop: Michael Taylor will teach the popular West African rhythm Tiriba, and Leah Ivory will teach traditional choreography that goes with this rhythm. 1-3:45pm. Front St Studio at the Wealthy Theater Annex. 1110 Wealthy St SE. $25/adult. $15/student. 
If you need a drum, please reserve in advance. $5

Both classes are open to all levels of experience. Taylor has studied with many of the best djembefolas in the world and he has a clear West African dialect. If you are a beginner, he is a wonderful teacher to begin with. If you are more experienced, he has LOTS of material to challenge us with! Come and experience Taylor's positive energy and boost your own playing!

Earlier Event: January 5
On-going Tuesday Night Drumming
Later Event: January 30
Michael Taylor Drum and Dance Workshop