West African Percussion Workshop with Bruno Genero

After 12 years in West African musical notes, here comes again in Palermo the maestro himself Bruno Genero with a seminar on Bass Drums and Djembe

#Who’s  Bruno Genero

CV: A virtual Djembe, Bruno Genero represents the European Comunity part of the ”Prima Biennale Internazionale” percussion in Conakry (Guinea, 1999) with includes experts like Mamady Keita, Foudouba Oularé, Famadou Konaté and Soungalo Coulibaly.

He teaches in Europe, in Canada and partecipates in the most prestigious festivals in Europe, Canada and Africa. In 1990 he founded the ”Bruno Genero Ensemble Percussion” and along with his sister Katina Genero, a choreographer they founded the  ”Kaidar Dance Company”

He organizes concerts and events in Torino at the ”Regio Theartre” and flirts with guests with international fame like Doudou N’Diaye Rose, Aaron N’diaye, Baba Sissoko.

In 1996 he published his first CD ”Daby-ba”. In the year 2000, he celebrated 20years of Djembe by organizzing the comedy ”Tam tam”,  ”Africans Africans Sound” in 2002 and in 2004 ”Safera, Fire of Tambourines”.

On the 24th of June he hosts the 15th anniversary of the festival of ”Couleur Cafe” at Bruxelles, a place where he’s exhibited and played alongside Mamady Keita and the group ”Sewa Kan”

In 2005 he created music for the new show ”kaidar Dance Company” from the title ”Olaru, l’essenza di Venere”, after few months in Torino at the Regio Theatre , he produced his second CD ”Yiri Kan, Sane Wood”. He lives in Torino, where every month he organizes intensive courses of Djembe and african polytheism in a school refered to as ”Mama danse”

This is it  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fkBnoM2WSU 

Book, you’ll surely not regret it!



14April from 11:00am to 13:00pm

15April from 9:00am to 11:00pm


14April from 14:00 to 16:00

15April from 9:00am to 13:30pm


palermo, at ”La bottega Delle Percussioni- Via cortile del Fosso 7 right opposite the ticket box to the Botanical Gardens ( via Lincoln )


From 11:00am Saturday 14 April to 13:30 on Sunday 15 April


For more informations write to info@labottegadellepercussioni.it or contact Sant Vitale on +39 3493212666 – onl surf on the website  www.labottegadellepercussioni.it


50,00 euro for both amateurs and professionals

If you choose to partecipate in both amateur and professional course the complessive tariff is 80,00 euro.

The ticket comprises of a 4 hour lesson and the partecipation of registered students at a concert held on Saturday 14 April.

How to purchase the ticket :

By Bank Transfer

Associazione Culturale Accademia La bottega delle percussioni – iban: IT82 Q076 0104 6000 0008 3120 097
bic/swift: BPPIITRRXXX
paypal: info@labottegadellepercussioni.it


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