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NEW HOURS...............!!!!! Noon to 7:30 thru 7/28


7 days a week! : Noon to 7:30pm


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. But items are moving very fast. My whole store of inventory of awesomeness MUST GO! Stop by today!


Our last day will be Sunday, July 28, 2018

Babara Bangoura Complete Djembe Workshop experience : BOSTON 2018!

Babara Bangoura, Master of the Djembe

September 7, 8, & 9, 2018

Babara Bangoura
Babara Bangoura

Amazing! Charming! Talented! 


One of the worlds greatest djembefola of our time in his third appearance in the USA on a teaching tour that lands him here in BOSTON!


If you have ever seen Mamady Keita perform with his troupe Sewa Kan, you have heard the musical and blistering soloing of Babara on djembe. Again, AMAZING. 


Beginners - Intermediates - Advanced - Professionals

Babara Bangoura is true Master Djembefola (master djembe player), expert of Malinke Rhythms and one of world’s best teachers in the world! And he is coming near you! Registration is limited. Please check it out below.

Schedule your appointment yourself!

Schedule Your Private Session with Alan Tauber here!

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.

Drumming Classes for Children

Kids Drumming Class
DrumConnection 3-5yr & 6-8 yr Classes



Drumming Classes for Children

with Holly Stumpf and DrumConnection.


Spring 2018 Semester begins Sundays - April 22, 2018 to May 27, 2018 (6 sessions) (each class 40 minutes in length) More info >>



Beginners Drumming Classes


Arlington Tuesdays Drum Class begins May 15, 2018 - June 12, 2018 (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:30pm - Nancy Bonner & Alan Tauber


Brookline Tuesdays begins April 10, 2018 - May 22, 2018 (5 sessions) 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:00pm - Mark Williams - Call BroADED: 617-730-2700


Lexington Tuesdays begins January 23 (6 meetings) - 2018, LHS, Room 247. 6 Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pmCALL for Fall info: 781-862-8043  - DrumConnection Faculty  6 T


September 26, LHS, Room 247, $137/

Seniors $115

Newton Wednesdays begins April 25, 2018 - May 30, 2018 (6 sessions - Skip April 18th) - Wednesdays at 7:00pm - Lillian Hastie


Arlington Thursdays begins July 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 8:30 PM (EDT) (8 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.

Advanced Drumming Classes

Djembe still waiting for a Home!

Beyond and Mixed-Level Classes


Arlington Tuesdays Drum Class begins May 8, 2018  - June 5, 2018 (5 sessions) - Tuesdays at 7:30pm - Nancy Bonner & Alan 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.

Intermediate Drumming Classes


Arlington Wednesdays begins Wednesdays, May 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Wednesday, July 18, 2018  7:30 - 9:00 PM (8 sessions) - Wednesdays - Alan Tauber


Join us every Wednesday for an 8 week immersion in the djembe drum! Big Fun - Yup! Feel free to do a drop-in rate of $20 per class till the end of July 2018.


Register Now! >

African Rhythm Sundays

Issa Coulibaly
Issa Coulibaly



African Rhythm Sundays


Complete Rhythm Course

Alan Tauber, Instructor

Sundays - 5:00pm - 7:00pm 

(each is 2 hour workshop)


Register Now!


Djembe and dunun will be provided or bring your own.


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


The classes are very focussed and all about the drumming, music and history of African rhythms and songs. Fiilled with humor and the wisdom of the music and the culture. Come on out and see how great a drum class and experience can be! Contact Alan at 781-316-8068. Register Here >>

Drum Lessons Boston

Africa is Alive!

in Arlington, MA

Join us as we travel to Guinea Africa - December 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 December 16 thru January 9, 2018. Alan Tauber & DrumConnection present: Drumming, Dance & MANDE Music in Guinea, West Africa with WaDAba 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 Trip To Africa Website for this year's trip. 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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