African music lessons for all levels

We offer individual and group African music lessons in Zimbabwean music, Southern African music and West-African music. Learn how to play traditional songs on the African instruments djembé, kalimba, mbira, bass drum (doundoun), dance and percussion.

Learn rhythms, melodies, instrument history and maintenance, solos, playing technique and much more. We welcome students of all levels beginners to advanced.

Lessons take place at Juma Drums (Belgium, Antwerp) by appointment. We also offer African music lessons, workshops and masterclasses on location (international), contact us to discuss the possibilities.

Books and CDs available here. Our kalimba and mbira instruments are for sale at KalimbaShop.

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  • Djembe drum lessons

    Learn the djembe technique, dundun (bass drum) and African rhythms and solo’s.

  • Kalimba and mbira lessons.

    African lamellophones from southern Africa (Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa). Learn to play the 15-key kalimba (nyunga nyunga) and 22-24 key mbira dza vadzimu

  • African dance lessons

    Learn African and body percussion dances to make music with your body (like gumboot dance). Experience the beautiful rhythms of African dances.