Master drummer brings beat to Unitarian meeting house on Nov. 5

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:00

ROCK TAVERN-Internationally known master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor will offer a drumming performance at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House at 9 Vance Lane (off Route 207) in Rock Tavern. Kofi is an internally known and award-winning master drummer, sculptor and educator. He first learned the skills essential to a drummer at his grandfather’s knee, in his native village, Otumi, in Ghana, West Africa. He has been drumming and performing for over 30 years. Kofi has played with the Folklore Ensemble of Ghana, and with such internationally known drummers as Babatunde Olatunji and his Drums of Passion, Mickey Hart, Sikiru and Camara. Kofi tries to create the atmosphere of an indigenous African village, where everyone gets involved. His drum circle and classes are a place for people of all ages and at all levels of drumming. For more information about the Kofi, visit Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for children. For event information, call 496-9696.