Drum Workshops and Percussion Tuition


childrens junk percussion workshop - Image Nick Pipe

childrens junk percussion workshop – Image Nick Pipe

I am a freelance performer, workshop tutor, band leader and professional arts advisor with 20 years experience. I regularly work with Corporate events, Community groups, Schools and private students. I have been involved in Community Music, specifically percussion since 1994.

Contact colin@capoeiramocambo.co.uk to discuss classes and projects!

Experience of working on youth projects in deprived areas of Brazil, Greater Manchester and Communities First areas in Wales.

Colin Daimond Junk Percussion Experience

Colin Daimond Kaya festival percussion

Colin Daimond Congas and Timba performance at Kaya Festival

Styles: Latin Percussion, Samba, North Eastern Brazilian Carnival, Brazilian Folkloric, Cuban Carnival, Cuban Folkloric, Contemporary World Music, qualified Capoeira Teacher (Monitor), Choreographed Junk and body percussion, Massed percussion groups, Creative/Theatre Soundscapes and Ambient Music.

Experience working with the Youth Offending Team, Probation service and in pupil referral units.

  • Experience with Special Needs -work with Barnados and collaboration with “Contact a Family”.
  • Experience of collaborating with Dance, Film, Choirs, Brass Bands, DJ’s.
  • Experience of British and European tours with various bands.
  • Classes taught in English Welsh, Portuguese and I also ran community classes through the medium of German whilst resident in Germany.
  • Traditional and contemporary influences when working with dancers.
  • Traditional and electronic instruments used during performances in a wide variety of settings.
  • Ability to choreograph and/or perform choreographed movements.
Colin Daimond Samba Children Wales Olympics

Samba workshops for all ages