Walnut Creek


Pleasant Hill


Djembe Rhythms

730-830pm January 7th

@Winslow Center*

African drumming basics $11 drop-in no drum needed!

Pay $80 Punch Card for 8

“anytime” drumming sessions for any section

STARTS: Jan 7th @Winslow Center 730pm

$80 for 8 sessions, “punch card” allows you to take any 8 drumming classes and the card 

will not expire.

Conga Drumming basics & more

Tuesday 830-930pm

right after Djembe drumming

Conga drum basics. Learn to play mambo or tumbao on conga with its distinct hand movements that create the grooves most associated with Afro-Cuban music. There is a relaxed way to play these drums and these drumming sessions will help you to build the rhythms slowly and perfectly. We will work on a variety of rhythms from Cuba, Brazil and Africa.  Conga drum provided.

8 Weeks, Punch card for $80 allows you to come to 8 drumming sessions and the card will not expire. Drop-in $11

STARTS: Jan 7th @Winslow Center* 830-930pm

*Winslow Center

Corner of Taylor Blvd &

Pleasant Hill Rd




questions? email:


Drumming for seniors, child programs, parties and group & private lessons.

John is currently the music instructor for the AAA summer music camp and Civic Arts Camp in Walnut Creek where  he plays guitar, sings and leads the kids into a fun introduction to drumming, rhythms, body & vocal percussion and musical awareness.

Call to sign up or drop-in


visit their site

EXPLORE Drumming!

to see the listings

      More about 

     Click hereHow_to_Drumming.html

Basic Hand Drumming sessions

These sessions will start  from ground zero and help you to build easy rhythms with the basic djembe and conga tones.  Basic African rhythms explored and there are new ones each week that will challenge you!  Bring a djembe or conga if you have one. Extra drums available.

Antioch Wednesday 730-830 $60 6 weeks  starts 1/29/14

Pleasant Hill Tuesday 730-830 $11 drop in or $80 punch card

                   830-930 Afro-Cuban Conga basics w/ CD music  

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Wednesday Nights!! 1/29/14

730-830 Antioch Park & Rec

Walnut Creek Saturday

230-330 starting 1/25

Civic Arts Education

Antioch Wednesday night 730-830pm

6 weeks $60 or non-resident $70

January 29 through March 5th

Sign up @  to see the guide or call / register.....


Antioch Park & Rec

4703 Lone Tree Way

Antioch 94531

Walnut Creek Saturday Afternoon

Drumming for Fun    230-330pm

Starting 1/25 to 3/22, no class 2/15

111 Wiget Ln / Ygnacio Valley Rd

$93 * session

Call 925-943-5846 or visit

for the Civic Art Education Catalog and Website.

Pleasant Hill

Tuesday Nights!

perfect for intermediate players