Djambass Music organises cultural holidays to Gambia from
the UK and pulls in some of the African continent's most talented
bands & solo artistes in shows and gigs. They also have
in supply West African traditional percussion instruments,
as well as saxophones and congas to stage musical extravaganzas
Djambass has been operating cultural musical holidays to Gambia
since 2000. Accommodation is set in a typical African compound
with western-style facilities.
Drumming & dance classes:
They are held in Gambia five days a week with the African
percussionist masters such as Master Canon, performing with
the Troupe “African Ballet”. Workshops for Djembe classes
also take place in Brighton on the south of England.
Djambass Music has a broad selection of West African instruments
for sale, including a wide variety of good quality professional
& Hired Performers:
Omar Joof, Jazz Camara, (Gambia), Fern Camara, Sekou
Keita (Cassamance), Polita and Modacha (Equatorial Guinea),
Isa Sawane (Guinea Conakry), Joseph Philogene and Mod'Lamine
(Mox) Cissokho and the Djembe Divas dance troupe.
Yiri Baa was formed in 1999, when Bocarr Ndow, from The Gambia,
brought together a group of musicians to fulfil his ambition
and bring his favourite West African rhythms to British audiences.
All the band members are professional musicians, touring and
performing with other bands also, with backgrounds of jazz,
Latin, calypso, folk and funk. They play the flute, Ngoni
(African harp lute), and various percussion instruments such
as the Djembe, Dunduns (Bass drums), and Congas Sabar
Contact Address Details:
Fern Camara (Manager)
23 Foundry Street, Brighton
Tel no: +44 01273 607238