2014 Award Winner: BEST Musical Instruments (Runner-Up)

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The DrumConnection

Nominated for: BEST Musical Instruments

The DrumConnection 177 Massachusetts Ave Arlington MA (718) 316-8068

New England’s Premier Hand Drumming School serving the rhythmic community for over 22 years. DrumConnection offers excellence in West African djembe and dunun instruction from private lessons, nightly classes to exciting workshops and performances.
 
DrumConnection links students with a very specific part of our human heritage- the djembe drum music of Guinea. Guinea is just a small nation on the west coast of Africa yet it looms large on the world stage. DrumConnection offers a unique experience into the rhythms of the continent.
 
Our close ties to Guinea, West Africa and in association with THE masters of our time: Famoudou Konaté,  Mamady Keita and ‘Wadaba’, a well as the new masters: Sayon, Billy and Nansady, we bring you a rich heritage from the Homeland, the birthplace of the drums. Join us!

New Customer Deal 50% off a Beginners Hand Drumming Course at DrumConnection
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Awards

42 Tips from Voters

Joel G. on July 27, 2012

B far the best selection or World Music instruments -- great quality for the serious buyer -- plus bargains for the beginner.

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Laurie L. on July 29, 2014

This is a fun place to hang when waiting for a movie at the Capital Theater across the street. One night we went in around 8pm and bought a drum! We weren't planning on it but the drum just spoke to us. Lovely night.

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Beam K. on July 29, 2014

It was a great experience. I loved the handmade notecards. It is like an African museum really. Lots of interesting things.

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Lynne E. on July 7, 2014

African and world drumming center. Amazing array of quality products. The owner is generous in sharing knowledge and service. You may end up getting hooked and start attending awesome classes and drum circles.

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Lois K. on July 7, 2014

Wonderful shop and people. A treasure.

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Martin T. on July 3, 2014

cool they have dununs and krins as well as djembes and sets

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Greg T. on July 3, 2014

they have EVERYTHING

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Arhat S. on July 3, 2014

Fantastic classes and trip to Africa to study
finest quality drums in US

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John T. on July 2, 2014

This place that everyone comes to get a really good drum! Or to get a really good head put on an old drum. Selection, assistance and price.

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Gabe W. on June 30, 2014

Great selection, atmosphere, personal attention.

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