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Thiass Mbaye

Thiass Mbaye is a master drummer from Senegal, West Africa. Now living in Australia, he founded Africa Connection so he can share the vibrant rhythms and traditions of West African drumming culture with you. His charismatic and inclusive style always ensures a fun and engaging experience for everyone!

About Africa Connection

Corporate Workshops

 Unite your team and strengthen their connection with our corporate team building workshops. Our workshops and events inspire, motivate and unite. We are committed to working with you to develop the ideal experience for your team and their unique needs. Our professional facilitators will ensure an unforgettable interactive experience. 

Kids Workshops and Birthday Parties

Bring the joy of West African culture to your child-care, school, kid's birthday party or youth program. Our hands on workshops are extremely fun, educational and entertaining and facilitators are certified to work with children. Suitable for all ages these dynamic and engaging sessions are designed to get those little bodies moving and bring out the best in all participants. 


Entertainment and Performance

 We provide a range of entertainment and performance options to suit all types of events and occasions such as weddings, parties, premieres or any kind of celebration. We bring you highly talented artists and entertainers to offer you an unforgettable experience. Ask about our drum and dance performance, full African percussion band and solo musicians and performers. 

Drum Tuning and Repairs

Thiass is the drummer's drum fixer - professional percussionists, musicians, school music teachers, music shops and drumming students seek out Thiass for his quality work. He is a skilled drum maker and has the materials and tools on hand so whether you are looking to tune your drum for optimum performance, replace a broken skin or any other condition that needs attending he can quickly help. 

Drum Sales

 We have a range of different sizes of beautiful djembe drums, doun doun drums, drum shells and skins. If you're a seasoned professional musician, a new student or are looking for a unique gift for a loved one, Africa Connection has something to suit you. 

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Africa Connection

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

0423 854 827 thiass@africaconnection.com.au