Links – Resources/Contacts

KAMLOOPS AND AREA – Raven Ritcey      

raven.ritcey  – on SKYPE

djembedjango@hotmail.com

Kamloops Drum Connection Website

Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook

Phone: 250 828 2953 home     250 318 0963 mobile

Please pass on the word ~ www.KamloopsDrumConnection.com  and Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook. With K.D.C. you’ll be connected with djembe drumming, entertainment, drum circles, lessons, festivals, workshops, and gatherings etc.

K.D.C. has the K.D.C. Beatniks Drum Circle, UJAMMA Drum Circle, DJDJ Drum Circle and the bands; Djembe Django Drummers and Rhythm Rhyders.

You can join the e-mailing list and view the website and connect with FACEBOOK where Raven will keep you in the groove about drumatic happenings in the region. Check out the website for permanent files on drumming info, check out FACEBOOK for updates on times, dates, and confirmations of events.

Let Raven know if you want things posted about events, drums for sale etc. See you soon!

Drumming Global Unity004

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AMANI Drum Circle in Kamloops
The Amani drum circle is all set for 2016.  Meetings will be in the Community Hall in Sun Rivers.  from 1:00 to 3:00 Pm.  This drum circle meets on the second Friday of the month.  The Amani group is looking forward to jamming and learning some new rhythms. Contact for details.
Suzanne Legault    (suelegault@shaw.ca)
250 828 0133
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KAMLOOPS DRUM TUNER –  Mark Handley (drum tuner & drum skins)  de_marc@yahoo.com    (underscore in space)

cell #: 250-572-2306     home: 250-573-3319

 

KAMLOOPS – Kamloops Fire and Drum Society on FaceBook http://www.facebook.com/KamloopsFire.DrumSociety

 

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OKANAGAN Drummng – Drew Makepeace   www.OkanaganDrumming.com

This site has lists of what’s happening in the Okanagan.  You can find drumming workshops, drumming teachers, festivals, performers etc.  Get to know these teachers’ name,they’ll be coming to Kamloops for workshops.  Contact Drew to get linked.

Other Okanagan contacts include:

PENTICTON – Bobby Bovenzi www.nankama.com

  • Teacher, facilitator, performer and entertainer

VERNON – Robin Ritchie:  waterguy1381@shaw.ca

  • Robin will send info on Vernon lessons with himself, Drew Makepeace, and Bobby Bovenzi from the Okanagan Valley.

( Admins: Gypsy Rose, Patti Shonek Moderator: Gen Acton)

 

ENDERBY / Gardom Lake & Calgary – David Thiaw –  Facilitator http://www.davidthiaw.ca/
David Thiaw*, is a master percussionist, an engaging storyteller, singer musician, composer, and drum teacher.

Phone:  (403) 270-7871  OR 250 803 0029
Email:  davidthiaw@shaw.ca Contact name is Louise Poole

 

KELOWNA – Joan Casorso    joancasorso.innerrhythms@shaw.cabrings

Over 25 years of teaching & coaching experience to the Inner Rhythms programs. Inner Rhythms encompasses drum, dance, rhythm based communication activities, “Yoga Plus”, community building & body / mind health. Whether for personal growth, professional development or for sport enhancement, Joan’s gentle & informative approach allows participants to relax & open to their own potential.

Contact: Joan Casorso ~ 250.862.9724 ~ joancasorso.innerrhythms@shaw.ca

 

SALMON ARM – Goldie & James: 250 833 0015 for Shuswap Drum News!

Joan Casorso and David Thiaw Workshops come this way!

See Google Groups:  “Salmon Arm Drumming Circle” group to get more drum news
To contact the person running this list please use :

sa_drumming-circle+owner@googlegroups.com

 

SALMON ARM GONDWANA GALLERY

The place to shop for an African selection!

 110 Lakeshore Dr. Salmon Arm BC,  250 832 2343

http://gondwanatrading.com/Home.html

Please tell Tibout (T- Bow) that Raven sent you!

Gondwana Trading deals only in hand-crafted artifacts and other items purchased directly from individual African artisans. Through fair trade, Gondwana Trading is assisting African craftsman to support themselves through the sale of their products. Supplies are from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

This store carries many unique items. Among the selections are rock carvings, wood carvings, wire articles and masks (both contemporary and collectors), drums, shakers and marimbas, authentic tribal beadwork, wooden bowls and salad servers as well as banana leaf batiks. Contact Tibout or go and visit!

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CARIBOO AREA 100 Mile House – Jeffrey Newman        http://www2.bcinternet.net/~newman/drumming/

100 Mile House Drum Circle Web site – cool stuff, detailed with many links!

 

VANCOUVER- Russell Shumsky

russell@drumming.ca &   http://drumming.ca/

(604) 253-2114.  For drum circle drop in times, lessons etc.