Our aim is to connect people with West African music and teach them how to play in a supported environment.


Each class group has it’s own facebook group where students and teachers post material, videos and otherwise chat about goings on. It’s the best place for you to post any recording from class so that everyone knows what to practice! We also post information about upcoming workshops, retreats and specials. When you come to class, ask your teacher to invite you to the group. Like our main African Drumming page to keep your finger on the beat.

Learning Resources

The African Drumming Instructional Pack
Available as digital download, USB format, or CDs format.

A booklet and 3 CD set which break down rhythms set-by-step so that you can learn full arrangements. The Pack boasts a lifetimes worth of material. Now in its third edition, the Pack has been expanded and reformatted. The rhythms covered here are popular in our School of Djembe, so it’s a great way to pick up some rhythms which are in common circulation.

Student Handbook – Digital Edition

So, you’ve completed a class and you loved it. Where do you go from here? That’s where the Student Handbook comes in: we’ve created it to give you a guide to the fundamentals. Available here.
Includes info on:
What a Djembe is
Finding Your Sounds & Technique Guidance
Community Connections

Student Discounts and Perks

All of our students receive a student card, which entitles them to a 10% discount at our shop.
We also offer ongoing support and advice, and personal guidance in choosing a drum tailored to your needs.

How to tune your djembe