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Bringing West African drumming styles to De Anza students

Bringing West African drumming styles to De Anza students

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

There is only one more chance to join in on Music Instructor Ron Dunn’s free West African drumming workshop. The workshop, which is held in A-31, provides a summary of Dunn’s now-canceled beginning to intermediate African percussion course. Dunn said the course used to be offered at De Anza...

Japanese drummers bring cultural diversity to De Anza College’s Welcome Week

Japanese drummers bring cultural diversity to De Anza College’s Welcome Week

Natalie Vivian Valencia, Features Editor

October 2, 2017

De Anza College’s “Welcome Week” for incoming freshman and returning students went with a bang- literally as San Jose Taiko, a Japanese American drumming group, greeted students in the Campus Center. Five drummers banged to the beat of the drum in unison, dressed in bright colors and tradit...