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

Images from Spring 2002.

updated 14 June 2002


Many pictures from our May trip to
Salvador Brasil
can be found

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Please navigate around the site. There are MANY more pictures to come.

Page Two is here.

Page Three is here. (more pics here)


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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.

At present, we are organizing our trips for Summer and Winter 2002-3.
When you would like more information about
studying music in Cuba,
please email me.


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

Mark Twain





Our group in the Yumuri Valley, Matanzas Province



Lali and Elaine.



Guaguanco with three drums. Ashe, you're bad!


Jesse and Marjorie.

We're so fortunate to have Lali as our teacher.

Miguel, posing for his GQ foto.


Migue and Jesse.



Marjorie's got the catá part down




Are we fortunate. Lali and Don Pancho are the best.

Our teachers in Havana.



Lest we forget.



Neil and Lali.



Yes Lali you are a god.


We had fun and learned so much.

You go Misterioso!




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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