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Babatunde Lea

Babatunde Lea, renowned African, Afro-Cuban, and Afro Brazilian percussionist, will present a 2-hour "Five Minutes to Chops" conga workshop, with a focus on exercises to produce the appropriate sounds on the conga. This course of study gives one an accelerated approach to learning congas. Learn technique and rhythms indigenous of the conga drum drumming tradition.

Continuing from his last WDC visit, Babatunde Lea, renowned African, Afro-Cuban, and Afro Brazilian percussionist, will dive deeper into his popular “Five Minutes to Chops Conga Workshop,” with a focus on exercises to produce the appropriate sounds on the conga. This course of study gives one an accelerated approach to learning congas. New and previous workshop participants will gain insight while learning technique and rhythms indigenous of conga drumming tradition.

Location: Women’s Drum Center, 2242 University Ave West (Studio B6), St. Paul, MN 55114 (Please enter Dow Building at side door on Hampden Ave.)

Date: June 3, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $25.00 per participant / per class

Instructor: Babatunde Lea

Instructor Bio: Babatunde Lea's vast experience of over 50 years as a master percussionist, as well as the spiritual depth and resonance he brings to everything he does, has made him one of the most esteemed musicians of the past half century. The way that music connects with audiences and with the rhythms of our everyday lives is essential to his musical philosophy. For more information visit: http://www.babatundelea.com

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(651) 206-7617

Women's Drum Center
2242 University Ave West
St. Paul, Minnesota 55114, USA

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