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Past Shows

Sat. October 21st 2006
VCC, Broadway Campus (All Ages)
World Rhythm Festival Benefit Concert featuring Joseph Danza, Aboubacar Camara, Hari Pal, Paul Bray, Russell Shumsky, Milton Randell, Lulu Leathey, Kwasi
Sat. July 29th 2006
Trout Lake (All Ages)
Illuminares Lantern Festival Tag Trio, Toot a Lute, samb de soliel, Sambata, Russell Shumsky, Radient Heat, Kathara, Sokole

Russell Shumsky

Active / Available - Confirmed: Oct. 14, 2006 (Awaiting Update)

from Vancouver BC
Instruments: Hand Percussion details

Contact Details

Russell teaches and studies West African drumming, accompanies dance classes and performs with his band. He has over 18 years of professional playing and teaching experience.

He is a percussionist that plays the Marimba, Djembé, Dunduns, Bodhran, Didgeridoo and Congas. He travels to West Africa regularly to study with two of the world's most respected djembé masters, Mamady Keita and Famoudou Konaté.

His performance experience includes touring with Sarah McLachlan and contemporary dance troupes such as Toronto's, "Dancemakers" and Vancouver's "Karen Jamison Dance Company".

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Listing last updated/confirmed Oct. 14, 2006