Classes & Partnerships
Class with Namory Keita is a wonderful opportunity to study Djembe & the traditional full ensemble of the Doundoun family, straight from the village of Sangbaralla, Guinea, West Africa. Namory’s infectious joy for playing and teaching will inspire you! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, you are sure to have a great learning experience!
Please make sure to contact the venues below for more details if you are curious about anything not listed here. During the winter months Namory may be back home charging up in Guinea, leaving class with one of his very capable students.
Namory’s classes are $15 pr class / $13 pr class for purchase of 4 ($52) or more. His Portland class is now welcoming new students at half price for their first class ($7.50!!).
Please LIKE Namory's page - just click the Facebook icon to the right!
Check out the EVENTS page for upcoming Advanced Djembé, Dounoun & Dance focused workshops
Join us! Its wicked fun.
First class at Root Wild was a blast and the kombucha delish! beginner drum class video
The Dance Hall
7 Walker St, Kittery, ME 03904
Thursdays - All levels
Drum starts at 5:30-6:30 PM / $15 pr class
Note: Ult Mundane & advanced students teach this class when Namory is touring. This always offers a treat and opportunity to garner tips from those that come before you - as they have learned to learn from the masters!
Liz Fowler's Beginning West African dance class follows at 6:45 to 8:15 PM, giving students an opportunity to play for class with Namory.
https://youtu.be/tkGaoFI4IIw (Djole DounDoun Dance w Seny)
Liz, Namory and the dancers and drummers from Seacoast West African Dance and Drum, are available for your workshops, classes, performances, and residencies. Contact them for more information: (603) 969-5264
classes-events/study-in- guinea.html (last years info but will be similar - stay tuned)
- you can also visit Namory Keita and Mini Guinea Fest on FaceBook and see the great trip they had!
Namory Keita plays for this class along with his advanced students. Join the fun!
Portland New Church
302 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04101
Private dance lessons available. Contact Marita for details and check out the site at www.EmbodyTheRhythm.com
Marita and Namory have created New Moon Ensemble to bring West African dance and drum to the stage, schools, universities, events and ceremonies.