Public Events Calendar

Universal Drumming February 18

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

Universal Drumming with Jeni Swerdlow Every culture in the world drums, and we'll explore a few of them! Join us to celebrate rhythms and cultures. Drumming is truly a universal language. It’s a language that spans multiple continents and millennia. Every culture drums! In each class of the Universal Drumming Series, you'll travel

$35.00 – $240.00

Universal Drumming February 4

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

Travel around the world through the beat of the drums! In these classes we'll explore rhythms from around the world!

$5.00 – $240.00

Universal Drumming Class

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

Travel around the world through the beat of the drums! In these fun classes we'll explore rhythms from around the world!

Get Tickets $5.00 – $240.00

Universal Drumming – USA

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

The final week of our series! Learn popular funk and hip-hop grooves from the USA, and discover how to find and express your own rhythmic “voice” on the drum.

$35

Universal Drumming – Guinea

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Guinea, West Africa! We'll be learning a contemporary rhythm, called Lolo. Meaning “star” in Malinke, this rhythm was composed by master drummer Famadou Konate after hearing his son sing the song of the same name.

$35

Universal Drumming – Jamaica

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Jamaica! Learn the popular Jamaican roots rhythms Dancehall, Reggaeton, Heartbeat, often played for dancing and celebrations.

$35

Universal Drumming – Egypt

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Egypt! The Baladi and Ayoub are popular rhythms for dancing, found in Arabic pop and traditional Egyptian dance music.

$35

Universal Drumming – Sierra Leone

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Sierra Leone! The Djole is a mask dance and popular rhythm from the Temine people, played at celebration events and ceremonies, we'll be learning it!

$35

Universal Drumming – Senegal

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Senegal and learning the Balante! Known as the dance of the warrior, the powerful rhythm from the Senegambia region was taught to many by master drummer Abdoulaye Diakite.

$35

Universal Drumming – Brazil

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Brazil! Created in the 1970’s, Samba-reggae is a music genre from Bahia, Brazil. It was originally derived as a blend of Brazilian samba with Jamaican reggae.

$35

One Day Drum Circle Facilitator Training

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

Learn the tools and techniques to build community through rhythm and make the world a more musical place!

$125 – $175

Universal Drumming – Nigeria, West Africa

Gamelan Sekar Jaya 3023 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States

This week, we’re "traveling" to Nigeria, West Africa. We'll learn to play a Nigerian social dance and rhythm made popular by Babatunde Olatunji. A fun challenge, it contains many interlocking drum and percussion accompaniments.

$35
Go to Top