Photo History

Photo History #1

[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drum-poster-dj.jpg]30Djembe Django Poster
The move to say hey we love drumming- come and join us!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumgroupdsc02003.jpg]70Camp MacKenzie - Mabel Lake BCI
Raven's very first introduction to the djembe by the fun and talented instructor Joan Casorso,(in orange) from Kelowna. Raven's dear friend Satarra (in purple) told her about the workshop and introduced Raven to drumming where she was hooked in a weekend! I love you Satarra!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_adults-tru.jpg]90Gig at TRU for the BCTF
This is the Monday night group, the name before we had DJDJ. We'd been playinig for about 2 months and then we performed for the BCTF Summer Conference with some Young Drum student drummers from David Thompson Elem. About 6 months later we called ourselves Djembe Django!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1319.jpg]100Djembe Django & Community Summer Solstice Gathering
The turn out was great, there was rhythms of gratitude, ceremony celebrating the sun and the summer to come.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1320.jpg]70Djembe Django & Community Summer Solstice Gathering
New faces, new energy, a great time!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1323.jpg]60Djembe Django & Community Summer Solstice Gathering
Dynamics and song time!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1325.jpg]60Djembe Django & Community Summer Solstice Gathering
Watch the shaker, you are getting hypnotized, now pack all the drums to the car.......
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1326.jpg]50Djembe Django & Community Summer Solstice Gathering
Groovy times!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1316.jpg]40Robin Layne - Jarimba- Workshop at Akimbo Studio (owner Kim Enns)
DJDJ Drummers and the communtiy were invited to participate in Robin's djembe workshop. What a fun guy and a great teacher!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_243.jpg]40Rhythm Ryders perform at the Bay - Urban Jungle Gala Event
Andrew, Raven, Catherine, Roz, (Pat was missing that night.)
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_244.jpg]40Rhythm Ryders perform at the Bay - Urban Jungle Gala Event
Andrew, Raven, Catherine, Roz, grooved in the entrance for 45 min. and then later did a hot performance "purrfectly" on the cat walk!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_245.jpg]40Rhythm Ryders perform at the Bay - Urban Jungle Gala Event
We were glad we didn't get lost in the lingerie! Where was Pat and his congas?
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_young-drum-poster.jpg]30Young Drum Poster
Announcing - Hey kids are drumming and it sounds great!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-pictures-021.jpg]40Young Drum - David Thompson Elem.
Performing for the school board - showing skill and confidence!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-pictures-022.jpg]40Young Drum - David Thompson Elem.
Performing for the school board - introducing something new in music!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_young-drum-dt-xmas.jpg]40Young Drum - David Thompson Elem.
A Christmas Concert by a smaller group in their second year of drumming. We got a standing ovation!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_young-drum-in-mall-09-019.jpg]40Young Drum - Dufferin Elem.
Performing for the Literacy Celebrations in Kamloops' Malls.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-10-013.jpg]10Literacy Day Presentaton - Grube Center - Kamloops
Raven accepting a thank you - DJDJ has a # of these to hang on the wall!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_grube.jpg]10Literacy Day Presentaton - Grube Center - Kamloops
Afro Galliano - DJDJ leading the crowd in a clapping song!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_me-at-grube-lol.jpg]10Literacy Day Presentaton - Grube Center - Kamloops
Drumming is fun!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-037.jpg]00United Church Conference - 2011
Djembe Django entertained (Tanner - Young Drum) and did an interactive circle with a group of about a 100 from the Kamloops United Church Conference - their post supper entertainment!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-global-unity004-1.jpg]00Global Unity Drum - Riverside Park Band Shell
A huge Drum Circle, a great experience of group consciousness!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_global-unity-drum-3.jpg]00Global Unity Drum-Riverside Park
All members of the community and Young Drum from Dufferin Elem. drumming for peace and unity.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_global-unity-drum-2.jpg]00Global Unity Drum-Riverside Park
Global Unity Drum Circle of about 50 participants-drumming for world peace.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_akimbo-and-b-fly-cape.jpg]10Akimbo Dance Studio - (owner Kim Enns) DJDJ Drum Circle Time - Kamloops
Raven & Butterfly Cape! Raven lovingly puts on her Butterfly Cape made by Mona Banek. Metamorphosis man! Many Thanks Mona!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_f-day-drum-time.jpg]10Father's Day - Kamloops Wildlife Park - Prostate Cancer Run
We were pleased to ge the bison stomping and the wolves howling!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_close-up-dance-nankama-orf.jpg]30Okanagan Rhythm Festival - Kelowna (ORF)
Nankama Dance Group -Facilitator Bobby Bovenzi
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-09-008.jpg]20Nankama - Performed at Kelowna's UBC Campus
Bobby Bovenzi did a powerful drum circle after this performance
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1107.jpg]30Okanagan Rhythm Festival Class
ORF - a festival in the the Okanagan - classes, performances, drum circles- stay linked and come to the next one - June 22nd and 23rd 2012 - Kelowna Rotary Center.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_dance-nankama-orf.jpg]30Okanagan Rhythm Festival- Kelowna (ORF)
Evening performance at ORF - Nankama Dance Group - led by Bobby Bovenzi.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_bobby-orf.jpg]20Okanagan Rhythm Festival- Kelowna (ORF)
One of many workshops during ORF- Bobby Bovenzi leading the drum workshop, Raven trying out the dun. The next ORF is June 22-23 2012
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-09-035.jpg]20Build it and they will come!
Raven saying hi to her drums! Let's get this party started!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1150.jpg]10Mamady Keita Drum Camp - Victora BC
A group of the hosts and some drummers in Mamady's Drum Camp. Drums bring smiles!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1151.jpg]10Fun people at Mamady Keita Drum Camp
Raven's in there somwhere!! Ah yes, there she is!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1166.jpg]10Jordan Hanson and Mamady Keita
Jordan is interpreting some stories for Mamady to the drum camp participants. We were blessed with personal family stories.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1173.jpg]20Victoria - Drum Party
Acrobatics and Dun playing! Doing the splits and playing the duns at the same time! Amazing!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1179.jpg]00Victoria - Drum Party
Naby Camera - noted Bellafon Player and Drummer- Naby's been to Kamloops for TRU festivals and to give drum workshops.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_imgp1182.jpg]00Victoria - Drum Party
He knows how to have soooooooooo much fun!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-ladies.jpg]00Seattle World Rhythm Festival - 2009
Have drum - will travel - Suzanne, Marlene, Mona,& Raven happy to be at the Inn of Queen Ann for the three days of percussion, dance, and entertainment.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-festival-trip-001.jpg]00Suzane, Mona, Marlene
Breakfast in Seattle, looks like the flowers were good too!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-festival-trip-002.jpg]00Suzanne, Mona, Raven
More breakfast in Seattle, getting ready for a day of drumming!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-festival-trip-021.jpg]00Seattle World Rhythm Festival
Drum jam outside! Drumming went on for hours! All day and all night!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-festival-trip-022.jpg]00Seattle World Rhythm Festival
Dancin' in the Street!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattle-festival-trip-020.jpg]00Seattle - 2009
Resting up after a long day, DJDJ getting ready for drum partying in the evening!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drummers-in-seattle-flowers.jpg]10Seattle World Rhythm Festival - 2009
Three drummers lost in the flowers for a bit, enjoying an early spring in Seattle! They are definitely thinking, "We're coming here again!"
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-001.jpg]20Seattle's World Rhythm Stage
This stage show cases talent all day for about 12 hours for three days!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-021.jpg]00Seattle World Rhythm Festival - 2011
Thunder Cloud got an outside drum group started! Raven drummed with him and a group for a couple of hours outside and then the two of them hugged when Raven went to leave. A relationship was built just with music and no words! He then said, "What's your name.... I like the way you drum."... and Raven flew onto the next circle!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-025.jpg]10Seattle - Pikes' Market - 2011
A site to see when you're down in Seattle.... and of course there's a lot of fish.....but hey flowers come first!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_summer_2011_kamloops_place_090.jpg]40Canada Day 2011 - Kamloops - Riverside Park
Sangoma Pauline and Djembe Django Drummers entertaining at Arts in the Park.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_canada-day-1.jpg]10Canada Day Kamloops
Connecting in a drum circle in the park.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_cd.jpg]00Canada Day Drum Circle
It was great being close to the boppin' crowd.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_cd5.jpg]00Canada Day Drum CIrcle
Cynthia entertaining at the drum circle in the park.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_cd7.jpg]00Canaday Day Drum Circle
Roz & Sue, enjoying the sun and the drum.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_getattachment.jpg]10Riverside Drum Circle
Cynthia keeping the rhythms rocking!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_summer_2011_kamloops_place_089.jpg]30Canada Day 2011
The kids had a great time with Sangoma Pauline.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-09-001.jpg]10Satarra Negrin - Vernon Drum Circle
Satarra at Ann Dorval's Trintiy Drum Circle - Vernon BC<br />My friend is missed greatly but is still with me - Namaste - May 6th, 2011.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-09-002.jpg]00Roz Burnell
Drum Buds - Roz and Raven joined Satarra at Ann Dorval's Drum Circle in Vernon.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_drumming-09-048.jpg]00Roxy!
Roz saying hi to the drums, she's waiting for the party too!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-026.jpg]00Boogie the Bridge-Kamloops - 2011
Runners on their return route. Congratulations!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-027.jpg]00Boogie the Bridge
Goodbye and Congratulations!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_seattlefestivalapril2011-030.jpg]00Boogie The Bridge - 2011
Djembe Django looking fun and funky! Emly (Young Drum), Una, Catherine and Sue cheering on the runners
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_xmas-party.jpg]00DJDJ Christmas Party
Okay...it was a contest, which group could make a drummer girl's outfit the fastest and still have her play the drum! Mona is the TP sweetheart!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_tru-anniversay-1.jpg]10TRU's Anniversary - Djembe Django Drummers
Catherine, Raven, Pat, Roz, Sue, & Jean gave a great performance and got on YouTube!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/drum-one/thumbs/thumbs_tru-anniversary-3.jpg]00TRU's Anniversary - Djembe Django Drummers
Catherine and Raven enjoying soaking up the mid morning sun and great rhythms. We wanted to keep drumming, even after an hour!

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Gallery #1 Photo History

Hi there! This collection of photos gives you an idea of the who, what, where, and when of things happening in our drum community.  The why is basically because of the love of drumming and connecting with people!  This picture compilation is from 2008 to 2011. The 2012 year is on a different page. Please send photos to share, e-mail Raven at djembedjango@hotmail.com. Share the love of the drum!

Gallery #2 Photo History

Photo History #2

[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-031.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Maggie and Robert, enjoying Howlng Rock - Full Moon Drum Circles
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-027.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Mona, Suzanne, and Una is of course dancing! She's so groovy!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-026.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Suzanne like Michael Jackson - Just beat it , beat it, beat it!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-033.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Frank - our guide and boundary supervisor in case we fall off the cliffffffffffff.......
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-036.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Mona, Suzanne, Una, Raven, Maggie, Robert, and Frank is over there in the dark being watchful!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-037.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
Tim's coffee even makes it to a Full Moon Affair!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-038.jpg]10Full Moon Drum Circle - Sept. 2011
We needed to include this shot of everhappy Angel Una!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-013.jpg]10Rhythm Ryders - For the Love of Lil - A tribalicious event-
Raven, Roz, Pat, - Rhythm Ryders - Drum Entertainment at a fundraiser for a friend.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-014.jpg]10Rhythm Ryders - For the Love of Lil - A tribalicious event-
We are drumming fast man! We started at the door way for opening entertainment and then had a spot for some special ensembles later in the evening.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-024.jpg]10Rhythm Ryders - For the Love of Lil - A tribalicious event-
Lil and Sangoma Pauline rockin to a dedication song!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-025.jpg]10Rhythm Ryders - For the Love of Lil - A tribalicious event-
Raven - drumming makes you sweat! SWEET!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-042.jpg]10Robin Layne Djembe Workshop June 2011 -:Let's Move Studio
Robin teaching dun parts to a West African Rhythm.
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-045.jpg]10Robin Layne Djembe Workshop June 2011 -:Let's Move Studio
More drummers getting the hang of things with Robin Layne
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-046.jpg]10Robin Layne Djembe Workshop June 2011 -:Let's Move Studio
Okay now just wait, the magic will begin!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-043.jpg]10Robin Layne Djembe Workshop June 2011 -:Let's Move Studio
Roz and Catherine, okay now I'm really good, look at me!
[img src=http://kamloopsdrumconnection.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-history-2/thumbs/thumbs_drum-and-family-2011-and-video-044.jpg]10Robin Layne Djembe Workshop June 2011 -:Let's Move Studio
Mona, Jamie, Suzanne, and Jean are keeping up with the djembe rhythms