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Traditional African Rhythms played on Djembe

May 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm7:45 pm

Winthrop Public Library & Museum 2 Metcalf Square Winthrop, MA 02152

Musician Cathy Stacy will introduce and show a number of different djembes- describe what it’s made of (skins and wood).  She will also talk about the 3 spirits of the djembe: spirits of the tree, animal and carver.  Learn about the history, culture, and meaning behind certain rhythms and the ritual ceremonies involved.  Participants will be invited to try a djembe for themselves.  This program is best suited to teens and adults.


Diane Wallace/Winthrop Public Library


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