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African drumming with Tara Tucker


Tara Tucker is based in here in Tasmania but she plays and teaches djembe all over the world. In recent years, Tara has taught workshops at festivals, drum camps, universities and schools in Australia, India, the US, Indonesia and China.

She is a certified instructor for Mamady Keita’s TTM Djembe Academy.

Her teaching is influenced by her extensive training with Mamady Keita and by her studies with other master drummers and cultural ensembles in Guinea, The Gambia, Burkina Faso and Ghana.

Tara is the Founder and Director of Drum Up Big, a mobile school of rhythm. She is a Teaching Artist in Residence at Kickstart Arts, an independent arts organisation that promotes community arts in and with communities to improve health and wellbeing.

Tara has produced Learn Djembe Online, an online study resource for beginner and intermediate djembe players.

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African drumming with Tara Tucker

25 Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia

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