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Join us in June 2024!

4 Week Sessions with Dr. Drum of Bombayo!

June 1, 15th, and 22nd @ El Barrio's Artspace PS109 215 E,99th Street, New York, NY 10029 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm


June 1st @ El Barrio's Artspace 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Come early and participate in the El Barrio's Puerto Rican Day Parade (Flyer details below)

PLEASE NOTE June 8th will be at another location Andrew Freeman Home 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY 10452

June 15th @ El Barrio's Artspace

June 22nd Last Class @ El Barrio's Artspace 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Bomba showcase ceremony at Sana Sana Market Event.


For more details on the Sana Sana Market please visit:

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 Dr. Drum Born on December 3rd, 1958, at New York City’s St. Vincent Hospital to Puerto Rican parents both from Caguas, Puerto Rico, Dr. Drum is known as one of the Top National Afro Rican Bomba Artists. Bronx native Jose Ortiz, aka:Dr. Drum, is a nationally highly acclaimed professional on-stage performer, educator in Pan-African, Caribbean and Latin culture and is a self-taught percussionist of AfroCaribbean rhythms. Dr. Drum is presently the co-founder and Musical Director of BombaYo Afro-Puerto Rican Arts’ Project. His work helps members of all ages, cultures, backgrounds, race and ethnicities develop a strong sense of identity and responsibility through actively exploring their cultural roots. Dr. Drum’s engaging style encourages children and adults to explore their own musicality. He sees this art form as a vehicle for self-discipline, cultural affirmation, and healing. 

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No Refunds will be given after June 1st 2024 for the Bomba workshops 
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