Drum Circle Links
Thanks to grass roots musicians
and enlightened health administrators for their
brilliantly innovative fight against cancer:: DrumsForCures ::
May 15th - 16th 2010
in North Texas,
Gypsy-Djembe-Repair.com does good work on djembes,
CIRCLE MUSIC Kalani is one of the top trainers of
Drum Circle facilitators in the U.S. , having blended ORFF and
other technologies into the model. DCM is loaded with very useful
stuff..There are various trainings this coming year. Find
Drum Council -and in particular, their Drum
Circle Guidelines - Jimi and Morwen Two Feathers
are amongst the early pioneers of community drumming in New England.
is an interactive drum and dance group in Australia, doing team
building and interactive performance for schools and corporations..
My friend Jim Greiner and LP have an informative
new site called communitydrumming.com
Scalici is doing fine work in Alabama
of Life in Kansas blends in rhythm based movement
such as hula hoops and frisbee training..
Kellar & Roots to Rhythm are doing fine work
Check out the good folks at Drumcircles.net
(Clearwater Beach, FL)
Circle Drums Marcus Chatfield has been building drums
for some time now, and serves the drumming community at large.
His work looks good: take
- an online magazine that is dedicated to drummers, firedancers
Nihat informs me of a new culturally specific circle
in London, which serves as an introduction to the percussion techniques
and rhythmical systems of Mediterranean, Middle East and North
African music. more info at caravansary.org
- A fine retreat where notable frame drummers often teach
and facilitate, co-founded by Amy Oak and Barb Pitcher
They are drumming up in Missoula Montana, with a
full moon circle and several others.
Click for Montana
Drum Circles [info from Dave Robertson, Montana djembe/dunun
Images from the Dallas
International Festival Drum Circle, 2002
at the Majestic theater in downtown dallas
Images from the following
Dallas International Festival Drum Circle, fall 2002
this was the one at St. Mark's Episcopal School
Sule Greg Wilson is doing excellent
work in Arizona after many years in New York, DC, and elsewhere.
His site: DRUMPATH.NET
. We also highly recommend his book, The
Brody is a highly respected member of the community,
His company, Sound
Directions, is based in New England.
Steve Parker and Active
Rhythmology , at work in the UK
- Fred Ardillo - corporate trainer - TeamRhythmWorks: "Facilitating
Your Desired Results through Rhythm"
Quain - Music therapist, educator, drum circle facilitator;
San Fransisco based.
Ron Knight's DRUMLOFT
- Tom Foote & Co., based in Boston, is working with kids..
left: This shot was taken at the Earth Drum Council
Weekend in western Massachusetts. Among those pictured
drumming here are Marilyn Middleton from the Bamidele Dancers
and Drummers in western MA, Olympia Avignone from Long Island,
Steve Trombulak from Village Green Drum Circles in Vermont,
and Nestor Cintron from Amherst, MA
Green Drum Collective of Vermont - The scene is
robust in Vermont thanks to these folks.
By all means check out Drum
Brothers, a Montana based, family owned company committed
to drumming, rhythm, and rhythm awareness. good content on this
- Christine Stevens, drum circle facilitator and REMO artist
now in the Los Angeles area, does very interesting work..
Drumming for Heath and Wellness
with REMO - click on "Health Rhythms" to see
the official page for Christine and her fine collegues at REMO
check out Paulo
Mattioli's site, newly re-done. Paulo is another fellow
who has greatly helped the drum circle scene over the last few
years..a Paulo page is in the works here at rhythmweb..
is a wonderful trainer, facilitator, and musician in Santa Barbara,
CA. He has also worked with Arthur Hull. The
author and musican who founded www.drumcircle.com
massive site, lots of info.
Circles at Rainbow Gatherings
Salem, a Toronto based facilitator and pro drummer/clinician.
This is another fellow we met at an Arthur Hull playshop.
Bob Bloom is a highly experienced drum circle facilitator
based in Connecticut. Check out his site at www.drumming-about-you.com
Drummers - a worldwide network of people who use drumming
to create unity and bring about change. Their core values are
rooted in the Christian faith, and biblical teaching. A very interesting