Drum Journeys of Earth has been offering ethnic drumming and hand percussion to the Rutland, Vermont area for more than 15 years. Styles include West African, Latin, Brazilian, Middle Eastern, Native America, Irish, Frame Drum,
and Rhythm-Rubbish-Rush (American trash and body percussion).
Gary Meitrott, founder of Drum Journeys of Earth, became interested in percussion more than 20 years ago. He has studied with some of the masters, including Babatunde Olatunji, the Godfather of West African Music; YaYa Diallo, Laje Cumara, John Amira, Don Knaak. A former Broadway actor, Gary is also the artistic director and co-founder of Shakespeare On Main Street. He has been passionately immersed in Shakespeare’s work for many decades.
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Rhythm Hall, Bldg 5, 2nd Floor,Howe Center, 1 Scale Ave, Rutland, Vermont 05701, United States