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TalkingDRUM are a London-based percussion group who perform many different styles of folkloric music from Africa, Brazil and Cuba:


Exhilarating djembe drumming from Guinea; sweet-sounding kpanlogo and fume fume from Accra; carnival conga from the streets of Havana; raw infectious grooves of maracatu from Recife; and the intense carnival spirit of samba from Rio de Janeiro.


They regularly perform at London venues such as Balabam Seven Sisters, Hootananny Brixton, Styx Tottenham, Paper Dress Vintage Hackney and Brady Arts Centre Brick Lane.

The band members all met while performing with samba troupe 'Rhythms of the City', and have studied world roots music for many years.

The essential aim of TalkingDRUM is to honour and respect the power and authenticity of folkloric music from vibrant traditional cultures, and present it to a Western audience in a relevant and moving way.

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