Asheville Percussion Festival June 15-21, 2015
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Asheville Percussion Festival 2015 Promo Video



Meet one of this year's Teaching Artists, Bashiri Johnson 

Bashiri is unquestionably one of the most visible and recorded percussionists on the planet. Anyone who has ever worked with the Bash-man knows that he has an incredible sense of flow and groove,  Bashiri's Trademarked Company is RHYTHM HEALING. . Bashiri has recorded and/or performed with Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Donald Fagen, Madonna, Steve Winwood, Rolling Stones, Celine Dion, Rancid, Angelique Kidjo, Gloria Estefan, Paul Simon, Barbara Streisand, Spice Girls, Miles Davis, Mary J Blige, Ray Charles, Jay Z, Eric Clapton, Sade, Lionel Richie, Kenny Garrett, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Queen, Gypsy Kings, Laura Nyro, Peter Paul & Mary, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Nina Simone, Herbie Hancock, Luther Vandross, and many other Artists. 

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Asheville Percussion News:

World Percussion Classes with River Guerguerian


Become actively engaged in a life of rhythm at whatever level you seek: physical, healthful, soulful. River's classes inspire beginners to explore new possibilities, advanced students to aspire to deepening their skills and all participants to resonate in the supportive community that grows from making music together.

When: Beginner's Class 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Intermediate Class 7:15-8:30
Where: Odyssey Community School - 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville NC 28801 - Studio is downstairs.
Details: Bring your doumbek, frame drums, djembe, congas, cajon, etc. There will be extra drums available.
Beginner's Class: $10
Intermediate: $12
Combined: $20

The Asheville Percussion Festival was a great success for the teaching staff, the participants and the community. It was everything that a festival should be in part because the heart of the community was behind it in every way! Thank you!
— Jamey Haddad (Paul Simon)