John De Kadt
Friday March 6, 2015
The Magic of Sacred Story
An evening of ancient tales, wisdom, drumming and enchantment.
For all of human history we have been sharing in the oral tradition of storytelling. It was the main vehichle for humans to impart wisdom, entertain, teach and retain information from generation to generation. In the past 100 years this enchanting, educational & heart warming art has been all but lost on modern culture. Come join us for a mesmerizing evening of wisdom stories and drumming with world traveling percussionist, poet and storyteller John de Kadt. This event is open humans of all ages who are willing to be taken on the wings of a grand and beautiful tale.
John de Kadt is a percussionist, poet, and storyteller. He has studied and played ethnic hand percussive instruments for 35 years and plays drums from India, Ireland, Brazil, Egypt, Switzerland, Africa, Cuba and more. He’s studied with percussion masters around the world, taught drumming on PBS and live nationally on NBC. He’s performed with David Darling, Subash Chandran, Ganesh Kumar, Jai Uttal, Robert Bly, Baba Olatunji, Colman Barks and many others. John has played on many recordings and has released three CD’s “This Rhythm Is Not Mine” and “Rhythms of the Infinite” and “One River” co created with Benjy Wertheimer. He is also a founding member of the internationally acclaimed group The Hanumen. John travels internationally performing his unique and powerful blend of poetry, story and percussion.