Newport Drummers

Newport Drummers is a community-based drum ensemble modeled on West African instruments and rhythms, and founded on the concept of this music being celebrated, through group ensemble practice and performance, with our community.

Highlights of the Newport Drummers Ensemble include:


Here's a video from one of our early drumming sessions.

Leader: Martin Case

Martin Case is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, and has served artists and communities around the globe.

Martin performs on saxophones, piano/keyboards, and West African percussion, and has been bestowed the title Master Drummer by Barbara Levy, Mamadou Diop, and griot Aboubacar Djéliké Kouyate.





When: Thursday evenings 7:30-9pm

Venue: Newport Community Hub (Mechanics Hall - enter via main door off Paine Reserve)

(Sessions will be held on Zoom if Covid restrictions do not allow face-to-face sessions.)

Cost: $12 per session or $84 for a 10-week term (see below).

Enquiries: Contact Martin Case on 0401 889 743 or .


Online payment, Term 4 2021

Term fee is $96 (11-week term).

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