Be Together Percussion

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Be Together Percussion

Ukrainian brand «Be Together Percussion» was founded at the beginning of 2016 by Denis Davidyuk – master of percussion, drummer, lead (facilitator) of Drum Circle. Denis and his team create amazing Ukrainian djembe.

This traditional African instrument was born and widespread in West Africa. Since the 1940s djembe quickly became popular in Europe and are used in many musical groups. Among the best world djembe players Mamady Keita, Famoudou Konate, Babatunde Olatunji and others. Last years this instrument has become popular and among Ukrainian musicians.

Denis Davidyuk was born in a family of engineers in Kyiv, in 18 he bought his first drum set. In 1997, Denis graduated from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute with a degree in "Design of Control Systems of aircrafts and complexes" at the faculty of aerospace systems. Now he is one of the founders and a permanent member of the drum show "SteelBeat", which performed at "Ukraine's Got Talent", "Ukrainian Music Awards 2008", "Shuster Live", "Star Academy 4" TV shows and more. As a session musician Denis Davidyuk worked with "Антитіла" and "Bryats-Band" groups, as well as organizes interactive drum programs.

According to Denis, he was acquainted to djembe by American Arthur Hull, who visited Kyiv in 2010. For twenty-five years Arthur Hull is the founder and leader of "Village Music Circles". In fact, Denis Davidyuk keeps his idea in Ukraine, he is "breathing" his business and knows exactly, what should be qualitative djembe.

Watch a short product's demo by Denis Davidiuk and djembe player Andrew Moroz: