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Posted Friday, November 4, 2005
Drum and Dance!
10am-4pm, Sat 12th Nov 2005
Cost: $50 (drum & dance)
(Drums available for hire: $5)
Ray Pereira has performed and recorded with Kate Ceberano, Paul Kelly, Tommy Emmanuel, Christine Anu, Vince Jones, Yothu Yindi and many others. Ray has studied with many of the world's top drummers (including Ghanaian master musician Nii Tettey Tetteh), and is a recognised expert on West African and Afro-Cuban drumming styles. Ray lives in Melbourne, where he runs numerous percussion workshops, whilst performing and recording with local artists.
Ray's most recent project, Zebra Crossing is a collaboration with Leo Dale and Valanga Khoza. Their multi-layered self-titled album focuses on Valanga's songs drawn from his upbringing in South Africa. Their first album Zebra Crossing was released at the end of 2004.