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ENCUENTRO RUMBERO, 11-14 April 2019

Dates: 11th – 14th April 2019

Encuentro Rumbero

This all inclusive residential course is exclusively on Cuban Rumba and is presented in collaboration with Bombo Productions. We will be looking at rumba styles from the past up to the present day, covering Yambu, Columbia & Guaguanco in Havana & Matanzas styles.

This journey of rumba will include;

  • early styles of Yambu, with cajones
  • introduction of tumbadoraes (conga drums) from the 1950s
  • innovations from the 1980s by Pancho Quinto, Los Chinitos & Grupo Clave y Guaguanco
  • modern day styles by groups such as Ossain del Monte

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Are you looking to improve your percussion skills?…..

No matter if you are a beginner, have some experience or are an advanced player.

We are passionate to help you to move on to the next level.

We offer courses and e-learning resources that can make a real difference to your playing..

Read some testimonies from past students

“Very impressed with Raz’s teaching skills, particularly his attention to detail with each group. I felt he spent enough time with each individual section. Also, his manner was very pleasant and it felt very relaxed – despite learning some new and more complex rhythms he made it seem quite easy somehow.” Sambadoc, Pembroke

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You’ll receive 7 Percussion Pads* as a little ‘Thank You’

* written by Ravin (Raz) Jayasuriya, they include useful tips, notation and sound samples. Great for anyone interested in percussion.