Our Drum and Percussion Study Trips
in la Habana and Matanzas, Cuba
Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.

Images from
Havana - Matanzas - Santiago de Cuba

updated 22 March 2007

Most Recent Pictures are here
and here

Our Programs in Cuba are being organized for
October 2007.

See flyer here. Print and share with friends if you'd like!

Please email me for more info!

We are also organizing our trip to
Salvador, Brasil for
August 2007 .
Go here for info.
At present, we are organizing our trips for
These will be programs in Havana and Matanzas .


When you would like more information about
studying music in Cuba,
please email me.

There's much more info here as well.



Many pictures from our trip to
Salvador Brasil
can be found

New! Movies!

Many pictures from trips to
can be found

And, other pics from trips to
can be found

cuba drums

Very Special Thanks to Sabian Cymbals


Please do check back frequently
check at chucksilverman.com as well, for drumming info, lessons,
world music quiz, forums, weekly chat,
ProTips, and much more.


Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or
freed a human soul.

Mark Twain


Many more pictures from Nov. 02 here! Thank you Sally!

And there are now more pics here as well. Thanks Deborah!



Why we come to Cuba




Our group playing Chachalokafun!




Professor Beck, hold the stick like this!

Professor Beck, hold the güiro like this!

Here's why we play! Looks like Carlos is into it.

Yes Master, I will play as you teach.

Alan has been possessed!

Michelle has been possessed!


Edgar's a bad mutha...now, shut yo mouth!

Evan and Johanness play okónkolo


post trip......

Johannes and Gayle



Drums Drums and more Drums


Jean from KLIMAX



Peje from Maraca's band, and Edgar






We all took turns with the güiro, unless Ray was hoggin' it!





My good friend Chispa

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Many pictures from our November 2002 trip to
can be found

March 2002 Pics


July 2001 PICS
and HERE


March 2001 here

More pics from March 2001 here as well.

Pics from the Dec-Jan trip here

More pics from the Dec-Jan trip here

Many More Pictures, from previous trips, Here!

July 2001 pictures here

March 2001 pics here

March 2000 pics here

July 2000 pics here

December 2000 pics here