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Program name: Reading in Rhythm with Dexter: Drumming Through the Jungle
Program category: Multicultural- Other
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 30-60 minutes
Audience level: Family
Audience size: 10-100
Program description: Ed Keegan of Rhythm Connect facilitates this interactive rhythmic adventure based on his popular book entitled, Drumming with Dexter: Drumming Through the Jungle, which he co-wrote with his 12 year old daughter, Rebekah. The book includes an extensive online parent-teacher guide with downloadable audio files, coloring pages, curriculum enhancements, and much more! For more info. on the book go to: This fully interactive program will engage and exhilarate participants. Ed provides all of the drums and percussion instruments for participants. No drumming or musical experience is necessary!
Space/special requirements: A room large enough for number of participants. A circular or semi-circle format is ideal, concentric circles or multiple rows are helpful for larger groups. A carpeted room helps with sound control. Participants can sit on the floor with smaller hand-held instruments, but if larger hand drums are desired then chairs are needed for those instruments. A large table is helpful for smaller percussion instruments.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Fees vary based on number of participants, length of event, and venue location. Contact Ed Keegan of Rhythm Connect at for more information.
Other notes: Ed can customize programs based on themes, special events, etc. Additional programs for Pre-K through senior adults available, including: team building, stress reduction, living in rhythm, etc. Contact Ed Keegan of Rhythm Connect at for more information.
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Program last updated: 06/09/2016
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Drummer Ed
Performer name: Ed Keegan
Phone: 585-754-6300
Mailing address: 24 Wincanton Dr.
Fairport, NY 14450
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Pittsford Community Library, Lima Public Library, Penfield Library, Macedon Library, Henrietta Public Library
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Performer information last updated: 06/09/2016


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