Djembe Singapore Club

Djembe Singapore Club

We are a community of djembe drumming enthusiasts who drum away happily every Saturday!

Founded by TTM Djembe Academy Senior Certified Teacher Kelvin Kew, we learn about traditional African rhythms and drum songs, as well as the beautiful culture and history behind these music. More than that, we find joy in the connection we build with one another through drumming, performing and progressing together!


TTM Djembe Academy Singapore

Run by Lîla Drums Productions, TTM Djembe Academy Singapore is a branch of the world’s first international school of traditional West African drumming. Founded by Djembe Grandmaster Mamady Keïta, Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy is dedicated to preserve and transmit Mandingue musical tradition as a tool to promote tolerance, understanding, equality and international peace.

Afro Rhythm Nite



N’Faly Kouyaté

African Griot & Grammy Nominee

$30 w. 2 drinks

Get 3 tickets online and 2 more friends enter for free!

Blu Jaz Cafe L3

11 Bali Lane

20 Apr (Fri)

8pm til late

N’Faly Kouyaté

N’Faly Kouyaté’s dexterity and elegance in impassioned playing the kora made him known as “Jimi Hendrix of the kora”. The Guinean griot and member of Peter Gabriel’s project Afro Celt Sound System is now working on his next album.


Kouyaté, two times Grammy-nominated, winner of a golden disc, founded his own group in 1996: Dunyakan, “voice of the world”. N’Faly Kouyaté has played amongst others for the Olympic Games in Athens and the wife of Nelson Mandela.

N'Faly Kouyaté

Performances Also By

Kelvin Kew & Fanka Fellas

Fanka Fellas spells a sound that is eclectic, started by Kelvin Kew.

Djembe Singapore Club

Students of DSC are from all walks of life, different parts of the world.

DSC Youth Team

The next generation to bring on the next wave for tradition.

Beginner Class


The joy of playing traditional African rhythms


Stories from the villages


Our Djembe community in a mini performance at the end of 4-week term

Begin Your Journey

You will be guided to play the basic techniques of traditional African djembe, along with the stories behind each traditional rhythm. Learn and play in an ensemble setting with other African drums to feel and understand the groove better. Anyone can play the djembe, no musical background required! All classes are based on the TTMDA curriculum, created by Djembe Grandmaster Mamady Keïta.

Suitable for age 14 and above, no music background required.

Djembe Class

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Kallang Community Club, 45 Boon Keng Road, Singapore 339771
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Nearest MRT Station:
Boon Keng MRT station – Exit B, 2 min walk.

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Intermediate Class for Recreational Members

The next level of progression in learning, Intermediate class students need to complete at least 2 phases of Beginner classes before joining. Challenge and experience different depths of traditional rhythms!


Every Saturday for 3 months

Starts 7 Apr

2.15 – 3.15pm


Class Fees

$150 every 3 months with Recreational Membership.
Drum rental: $10 per class

Class Info

Students should complete at least 2 phases of Beginner classes to join.
Free booking of studio on any available days for drumming practice.

4-Week African Dance Class for Beginners

Experience African rhythms and culture through dance, where it all started! Learn basic African dance steps to traditional rhythms, accompanied by ‘live’ drumming! Open to all, regardless of dance background. Just like the djembe is for everyone, African dance is for all to enjoy as a way of life.

Suitable for age 14 and above.

African Dance Class

Every Saturday

Starts 7 Apr

3.30 – 4.30pm

Class Fees

Members: $100 for 4 classes
Non-members: $120 for 4 classes
Payment methods

Class Info

Please wear loose or comfortable clothing. Remember to bring a bottle of water to hydrate yourself!
Minimum 4 students to start a class.


Djembe Singapore Club @ Kallang Community Club
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Recreational Membership


For the fun loving and life enriching you!


Fun drumming classes


For 3 months, every Saturday Intermediate Class 2.15-3.15pm
Cycles: Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct


Attended at least 2 phases of Beginner classes


  • Free booking of studio for drumming practices
  • Discount on special workshops


$150 every 3 months

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Apprentice Membership


For the passionate, aspiring & goal achieving you!


Appraisement & Goal-oriented Trainings


For 1 year, every 2 Sundays + Unlimited Ad-hoc Trainings


Attended at least 2 phases of Beginner classes
As member, attempt at least 1 appraisement level every year
Commit to at least 70% of training


  • Free booking of studio for drumming practices
  • Discount on special workshops
  • Complimentary Club TTM membership (online videos & lessons)
  • Opportunities to participate in performance
  • Opportunities to assist in teaching
  • Practical experience to gain in becoming a mentor


$350 per year *

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* On the condition of commitment to at least 70% of training, else members shall be asked to leave the program with no fees refunded. Yes it’s for the serious you!

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