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Alan Tauber 


Friday May 29, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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177 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474

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Shekeré Workshop

with Bill Mitkoff

Friday May 29, 2015

7pm - 9pm

DrumConnection 177 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474 - Phone:  781-316-8068

This informative and fun workshop will give you some history and how the shakeré is used in folkloric traditions especially in Afro-Cuban and Latin  music.

The shekeré, a musical instrument that is fun and exciting to play, is a natural gourd instrument covered with strings, rope and beads to make a basket which strikes the calabash.

Bill Mitkoff builds shekeré in the Boston area for some top players passing through the area.We will learn some beginning easy grooves and rhythmic patterns of afro-cuban and latin music.

While there will be some speaking and learning, there will also be a focus on how to actually play the instrument.

"My personal goal is to elevate the instrument’s status to incorporate art work and teach students how much fun it is and how easy it is to learn, make and play such a wonderful instrument."

Register online or call us to reserve your spot in this special evening with limited attendance. Don’t miss out. Register today!

Please bring a recorder and maybe a pen and paper. And your djembe or use one of ours! If you record the session, you will get a LOT more out of it. Many smart-phones will work fine.

Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $15.- (cash - at store before the workshop day, check or credit card) Sell-out chance is high!

To get more info, please call 781-316-8068 or email us ( 

I am limiting this 7-9pm workshop to only 15 students, so don’t delay!

$15.-  for the 2 hour workshop.

We will send you a registration and confirmation email.

Doors will open 15 minutes before class time.

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