Cheikh N'Dong

Cheikh N'Dong is a Master drummer from Dakar, Senegal. He is a Master at Kutiro, Sabar and Djembe. He has studied Senegalese drumming for over 30 years and played with many dance companies in Senegal including the National Ballet.

 

Cheikh came to the United States in 2000 as a drummer with the Mandinka Epic. Since then he has taught percussion at the University of Tampa, has been the Artistic Director for numerous West African dance companies and performances, and continues to teach his craft at community classes and events in the Tampa, Florida area.