It is an honour to be connected with great teachers and drum-makers imparting their wisdom and perspectives on the djembe around Australia. Listed are some organisations working with us in drum sales and tuition.
Simoné Di Cesare and the Rhythm Unites team are passionate about sharing their love of rhythm and community with audiences throughout Victoria. They produce high quality, custom designed African percussion instruments suitable for all abilities.
Director Mady Keita is one of the foremost custodians of traditional Malian percussion, and a descendant of the ancient Bambara lineage. Mady offers the wealth of his experience in high quality Djembe and Dunun sales, repairs and community classes.
Director Simon Fraser and the team at African Drumming are passionate about West African culture, and offer the biggest range of West African instruments in Australia. Based in St Kilda, they also offer community classes, events and cultural tours to West Africa.
New South Wales
Elliott Orr and the Talkin' the Drum family has been sharing the magic of West-African drumming with communities all around Australia for more than twenty years. As well as being Australia's foremost representative of Chris Berry's music, Elliott regularly hosts visiting international artists. Talkin' the Drum offer regular community classes in Brisbane and Byron Bay, drum repair and sales, and drum-making workshops.
Simoné and Jess, Rhythm Unites
Mady Keita, Super Mande Percussion
Simon Fraser, African Drumming
Elliott Orr, Talkin' the Drum