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Total Rhythm!

East Bay Church, 4130 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609

"Northern California's Largest One-Day Percussion Event!"

                              Free Performance Schedule!           Workshops!



Total Rhythm! Over 4 hours of FREE drum and dance performances from Guinee, Brazil, Korea, Japan, India, Cuba, Oakland! All welcome!
  • World Bazaar International Marketplace

  • Drum, Percussion & Craft Vendors

  • Free Community Drum Circle

  • Free Family Fun in the "Rhythm Kidz Zone"

  • Global Cuisine from India, Cuba, Trinidad, Thailand, More!


WE GOT THE BEAT! Grab your drum: The largest One-Day Drum & Percussion Festival in Northern California returns to rhythm-crazy Oakland, CA on Saturday, March 30, 2013!!!

Total Rhythm! Headlined by 5-time Grammy-nominated, Oakland-based percussionist John Santos, this energetic Celebration of the Drum features four hours of FREE drum and dance performances showcasing the pulsating rhythms of the world: Japanese Taiko, Brazilian funk, Kuku from Guinee, Afro-Cuban bembe and rumba, Oakland hip-hop and bucket beats, Indian tabla, and so much more!












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This family-friendly event includes a dynamic and interactive RHYTHM KIDZ ZONE for young drummers, an all-inclusive Community Drum Circle led by the Bay Area's top drum circle facilitators, and California's finest world cuisine vendors offering Thai mango salad and Tom Yam Gai, Trinidadian pelau and roti, Indian naan and biriyani, Jamaican jerk chicken and oxtail stew, fresh and organic natural juices and so much more...!



OAKLAND WORLD PERCUSSION FESTIVAL 2013 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

10 - 11am: Bucket Drumming for Kids & Youth with Mika Scott FREE

11:15 - 12:30pm: Afro-Latin Grooves & Concepts with John Santos DONATION
Javier Navarrette, and Dave Flores

12:45pm - 1:15pm: Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming with BATALERAS FREE
Carolyn Brandy, Elizabeth Sayres & Jules Hilson

1:30pm - 2:00pm: Susu Pampanin & Friends. Music of the Middle East FREE

2:10pm: FADE Salsa & Rueda Dancers FREE

2:30pm - 3:00pm: MAZE DAIKO Taiko Fusion featuring Janet Koitke, FREE
Tina "Bean" Blaine, Elaine Fong, Kathryn Cabunoc & Carolyn West

3:00 - 3:30pm: Family Jam Participatory Percussion with Mika Scott FREE

3:30 - 4:00pm: Fala-FUNK . West African / Afro-Brazilian Dance FREE
Party with Ben Isaacs, Wade Peterson, Robert Wallace,
Patricio Angulo & Friends

4:00 - 4:15pm: Tacuma King & the Spirit of Africa FREE

4:30 - 5:00pm: Muisi-Kongo Malonga Congolese Dance FREE

5:30 - 6:00pm: The Great OAKTOWN Drum Circle FREE

(Schedule subject to change.)



OWPF's International Marketplace features sustainable and organic world music/art vendors from across the globe: Soul Craft drums from Guinee, Hand-made Chekeres from Cachimbo, Brazilian percussion, Natural hair and skin products, jewelry, original art, Pan-African CDs and DVDs...join us!

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For those ready to dig deeper, the Oakland World Percussion Festival 2013 presents an All-Star lineup of WORLD PERCUSSION WORKSHOPS, including:
  • Five-time Grammy nominated percussionist and bandleader John Santos
  • Congolese drummer Kiazi Malonga, Karamba Diabate from Guinee
  • Oakland's own Robert "Bobby" Wallace

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OWPF 2013 WORKSHOP PRESENTERS have performed and/or recorded with music legends Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Carlos Santana, Giovanni Hidalgo, Bonnie Riatt, Cachao, Airto Moreira, Fua dia Congo, Margareth Menezes, Tito Puente, Zakir Hussain, plus many more.




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Workshops at Oakland World Percussion Festival 2013!

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Full Day Workshop Pass: $50


(The Festival is FREE! Only the Workshops require payment!)

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™















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Kiazi Malonga
Congolese with Kiazi

Tap into the energy and power of Congolese drumming with Kiazi Malonga! Son of legendary Bay-Area based performer Malonga Casquelord, Kiazi Malonga combines his deep knowledge of Congolese rhythms with a friendly, positive teaching style. All levels welcome. Bring your drum or use one of ours.

Saturday, March 30, 10:00am - 11:15am
East Bay Church 4130 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
$20 advance/$25 day of

Pay online with credit card via paypal™

OR

Full Day Workshop Pass: $50

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™






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John Santos
Afro-Latin Grooves & Concepts
with John Santos


In this clinic/demo, 5-time Grammy-nominated percussionist and bandleader John Santos (along with Latin standouts David Flores & Javier Navarrette) will demonstrate a wide variety of Latin American rhythms on tumbadoras, drumset, timbales, bongos, chekere, guiro, maracas, tambora, and other instruments, and will be available to take your questions.

Saturday, March 30, 11:15am - 12:30pm
East Bay Church 4130 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
$20 advance/$25 day of

Pay online with credit card via paypal™

OR

Full Day Workshop Pass: $50

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™






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Robert "Bobby" Wallace
Brazilian Funk for Congas & Djembe
with Robert "Bobby" Wallace


Jorge Ben meets James Brown! Learn some irresistible Brazil-infused funk grooves from Rio and Bahia which sound great on congas, djembe, ashiko or timbau. Bring your drum or use of ours. All levels welcome!

Saturday, March 30, 1:30pm-2:45pm
East Bay Church 4130 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
$20 advance/$25 day of

Pay online with credit card via paypal™

OR

Full Day Workshop Pass: $50

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™




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Karamba
West African With Karamba

Learn traditional W. African arrangement from Guinee with Karamba Diabate.

Saturday, March 30, 2:45pm - 4:00pm
East Bay Church 4130 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
$20 advance/$25 day of

Pay online with credit card via paypal™

OR

Full Day Workshop Pass: $50

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™






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Susu Pampanin
Middle Eastern Rhythms for Dunbek
with Susu Pampanin


Learn dumbek technique and rhythms from the Middle East and North Africa with Susu Pampanin. All levels welcome!

Saturday, March 30, 4:00pm- 5:15pm
East Bay Church 4130 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
$20 advance/$25 day of

Pay online with credit card via paypal™

OR

Full Day Workshop Pass: $50

Participate in as many classes as you would like on Saturday, March 30 for one low price!

Pay online with credit card via paypal™



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