Corey Davis, West African Drumming:
Corey is a percussionist who has been studying traditional West African Drumming for about 20 years. His early teachings came from Ekpe Abioto, of the Nubian Theater Company, then later with Sekou Conde, of Muntu Dance Company of Chicago, Babara Bangoura, M'Bemba Bangoura, Bolokada Conde, just to name a few..
In 2005, Corey founded The Bantaba Dance Company of Memphis. With Bantaba, Bantaba was renowned as Tennessee's largest African Drum and Dance Performance Troupe.
Corey is also the principal instructor of the Kafolike School of Percussion of KC
Bird Fleming, Afro Cuban & West African Drumming:
Mr Fleming is a multi-percussion specialist, who has a wide range of experience in teaching music from the West African Diaspora, West Africa, Brazil South America and the Caribbean. He has been fortunate enough to have studied with several prominent musicians, from the US, Africa and Cuba, all of whom are masters in their own right ... such as Simbo Wushu Goodmond, Bernard Wry, Baba Ngoma, Barnett Williams, Cheik Guye and Augustine Romero Diaz. Mr. Fleming is the founder and executive director of the Traditional Music Society on Kansas City Missouri