Ray Pereira African Drumming Teachers Jacob and Kanchana play Kpanlogo Party
Hundreds of students (beginners, intermediates, advanced, local, international, adults and kids) have benefited from Ray’s ability to deliver complex threads of traditional rhythms with a teaching style that makes them accessible and achievable.
Ray has a unique and innovative style of playing, drawing upon West African, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and jazz drumming styles. As well as his own projects, Ray has worked in a variety of contexts with jazz virtuosos (Arthur Blyth, Paul Grabowsky), rock legends (Chubby Checker & Australia’s Paul Kelly), opera singers (David Hobson) and traditional musicians from Sri Lanka and West Africa and Cuba. Ray’s exciting virtuosic performances have stunned audiences around the world and his subtle recordings have delighted many…..