Family Learning Sunday: DRUMMING WORKSHOP with Sidy Maiga

Sunday, April 12, 2015

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Sun, 2015-04-12 14:00 - 15:00

Drumming Workshop with Sidy Maiga

For children and families!  Come and learn about drumming from Sidy Maïga -- a master percussionist from Bamako, Mali, West Africa, who specializes in djembe and dun dun.

Though trained in the complex traditional rhythms of Mali, Sidy is also well versed in Caribbean and hip-hop rhythms.  He has performed with a variety of different artists, including Percussion Fassia du District de Bamako, Troupe Artistique du District de Bamako, Coumba Sira Koîta, Saly Sidibé, Mamoun Sidibé, Paye Camara, Touman Diabaté, Binké Traoré, Tata Pound, Troupe Baden’ya, The Jamal Jackson Dance Company, New Works World Traditions and many others.

From 2006 through 2009, Sidy was the Master Drummer in residence at Providence's Black Rep Theater.  Currently Sidy is the drummer in residence for Boston's Uhuru Afrika.

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