Visit our Store...

Sunday, Monday: by appointment only!


Tuesday thru Sunday: 12 to 6pm


Many nights open later, often till 9pm! Don't be afraid to call us and see!  781-316-8068


We're always interested in helping you achieve your goals, find the perfect teacher, drum, djembe or skins. We carry a full line of drum kits, cymbals, sticks, mallets, just like any other percussion store.


Schedule a Private Session...

Monday: by appointment only for drum lessons on djembe, dunun or drum kit on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Schedule an appointment with Alan to study the drum or to select the perfect djembe or drum kit, cymbals or accessories.

Drum Lessons Boston

Drumming Classes for Children

Kids Drumming Class
DrumConnection 3-5yr Classes



Drumming Classes for Children

with Holly Stumpf and DrumConnection.


January 2018 Semester begins Sundays - TBA (5 sessions) (each class 40 mins) More info >>



Beginners Drumming Classes


Arlington Tuesdays Drum Class begins January 2, 2018 - January 30, 2018 (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:30pm - Nancy Bonner


Brookline Tuesdays begins January 30, 2018 - March 6, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:00pm - Mark Williams - Call BroADED: 617-730-2700


Lexington Tuesdays begins January 23, 2018 - February 27, 2018, LHS, Room 247. 6 Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pmCALL for Fall info: 781-862-8043  - DrumConnection Faculty  6 Tu

September 26, LHS, Room 247, $137/

Seniors $115


Newton Wednesdays begins January 17, 2018 - February 28, 2018 (6 sessions) - Wednesdays at 7:00pm - Lillian Hastie


Arlington Thursdays begins November 30, 2017 - December 28, 2017 (5 sessions) Thursdays at 7:15pm - Fanta Keita Tauber


Join in really fun class for beginners as well as advanced beginners - many levels; Great, fun classes. No experience necessary a few play a little. - Drum rentals available.

Make ups for our Beginner Classes are easy. See our Class Policies for more info.

Beyond and Mixed-Level Classes


Arlington Tuesdays Drum Class begins January 2, 2018 - January 30, 2018 (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:30pm - Nancy Bonner


Join in really fun class for beginners as well as advanced beginners - many levels; Great, fun classes. No experience necessary a few play a little. - Drum rentals available.

Make ups for our Beginner Classes are easy. See our Class Policies for more info.

Intermediate Drumming Classes


Arlington Wednesdays begins Wednesdays, January 3, 2018,  February 21, 2018, 7:30 - 9:00 PM  

(8 sessions) - Wednesdays - Alan Tauber

7:30 - 9:00 pm

Join us every Wednesday for an 8 week immersion in the djembe drum! Big Fun - Yup!


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Advanced Drumming Classes


Advanced Drumming Class with Dean Fisher and Alan Tauber

Winter Semester - TBA 2018

(10 sessions)

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Open to anyone who wants to learn at a faster paced level. Djembe and dunun is taught in a fun, exciting class. You will LOVE this! And you'll love Dean. Dean has traveled with me to Guinea and has had numerous TV experiences including a few appearances on Conan and The Tonight Show! Bring your best djembe or use one of our pro drums to try.


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African Rhythm Sundays

Issa Coulibaly
Issa Coulibaly



African Rhythm Sundays

with African Masters!


Complete Rhythm Course - TBA

5:00pm - 7:00pm 

(each is 2 hour workshop)


Register Now!


Djembe and dunun will be provided or bring your own.


Namory Keita, Sangbarala, Guinea, is your instructor and guide.


Extraordinary workshops that capture the pure essence of Africa and her rhythms, songs and movements!


Issa Coulibaly, Namory Keita and Moussa Traore and possibly other guest African Masters will be teaching future workshops. They are all calm, patient and filled with humor and the wisdom of the music and the culture of Mali or Guinea. Come on out and see how great a drum class and experience can be! Contact Alan at 781-316-8068. Register Here >>

Africa is Alive!

in Arlington, MA

Join us as we travel to Guinea Africa - JANUARY 2018

"A single journey can change the course of your life"


DrumConnection invites you to study djembe, dunun, dance and more in The Gambia this January 10 thru 25, 2017. Alan Tauber & DrumConnection present: Drumming, Dance & MANDE Music in The Gambia, West Africa with Nansady Keita & Namory Keita teaching Djembe and Dunun... Dance classes, balafon, tambin, and more! Yes, this will be a totally amazing trip. Join us!


PLEASE Head on over to The Gambia Website for this year 2017. Find out more >>

Drum Repair

Complete drum repair service. Using Guinean goat and cow skins and traditional methods, we will make your drum like new or really, better than new! We also can repair dunun, (djun-djun), doumbeks, congas, bongos and middle-eastern drums. Call or contact us today. Check our checklist for drum repair. Read more >>


Let us make your musical instruments better than new!

Our Philosophy - Your enjoyment

Learn to play, get good and create community with us. Our music school is traditional African. Africa and her rhythms are alive for all drummers...right here in Boston!


NEW! Day and Evening Hand Drumming for Beginners - Adults and Kids - many cities and locations near you. Drum rentals available. Join us!


Sign up today add some rhythm, joy, community and new friends to your life. Dancing and Drumming are powerful, life-enriching & healing activities.  No experience necessary for most classes. Learn how to drum with us! Info on all classes>>

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