CHANGE YOUR LIFE THIS SUMMER!
Join folklorist, educator, and urban shaman
Súle Greg Wilson
(author of The Drummer’s Path: Moving the Spirit with Ritual and Traditional Drumming)
for eight weeks of empowering exploration into
the Principles, the Practice, and the Power
of the percussion instruments that sustained and uplifted African-descended people in the US:
Body, Bones, Gourd, Tambourine, and Washboard*.
When we’re done you’ll swing, groove, and funkify; you'll shake, rattle and roll; done got deep-and be there to share the tale!
Wednesdays, June 2 -- July 21, 2021
6:00 - 7:00 MT
First Ten Co-Creators
EARLY BIRD PRICE
for a combo of training, insight, comarderie, and experience you'll get nowhere else:
*After captive Angolans in the Carolina colony in 1739 used drums to call fellow freedom fighters off the plantations, it was made illegal for "Blacks" to play hand drums. So, other means of invocation were enacted--which we're getting into for eight weeks, the summer of '21.
Join in the (sacred) fun!
Jamming a roda medley with Eric Taylor, after attending a teacher in-service at the MIM, 2019.
This short video from 2012 gives a taste of what we'll do together, come June.
This was MerleFest, 2007 - playing gourd, and dancing Charleston/Kid 'n' Play with Rhiannon, too! Dom narrates and strums, while Justin blows that jug.
Playing on the porch of Appomattox Courthouse with Mark Weems and Company, Joel Sweeney Days, 2013.