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Fiston Lusambo Online Video Jam Sessions

14th July 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Fiston Lusambo Online Video Jam Sessions: free weekly music workshops for people with disabilities & their families & carers. No music experience required! All musical levels welcome.

Guitarist, arranger, producer and founder of Congolese dance band, The Zong Zing Allstars; Fiston Lusambo is a technically gifted musician with years of experience that has seen him perform with the amazing Afriquoi and alongside Grace Jones, Sting and Mose Fan Fan. As the parent of a grown-up son living with a learning disability, Fiston possesses a unique understanding of highly accessible teaching techniques.
Each week Fiston will be joined by a different guest artist. These great musicians will encourage people of all ages living with disabilities to develop their musical skills and confidence both individually and with their families in a fun musical jam environment!

When? Tuesdays 5pm – 5:45pm

Who can attend? Anyone with a disability or additional need and their family and/or carer

For this session you will need:

– Laptop/Computer/Tablet or Mobile device with stable internet connection
– An instrument, if you have one!
– Your voice!
– Or anything from around your house that makes a noise: pots, pans
– Shakers (make your own with a water bottle & rice)

How can I join the session?

You can register by booking free tickets for yourself, family /carer on Eventbrite. Each week the workshops will be delivered online through Zoom conferencing. Once you have registered on Eventbrite you will receive an email from us asking for some additional information to confirm your place and to tell us of any accessibility requirements. We will send you a link to the Zoom event the day before the workshop along with some additional information. If you need any help please let us know in advance.

If you have any questions or need help in advance please email: claire@la-olam.com

 

Places are limited, and booking is required weekly.

Closed Captions (CC) Can be provided for those who need during the Zoom session.

We look forward to making music with you soon!

About Arts La Olam:

Arts La’Olam is a non-profit organisation working closely with amazing artists, producing dynamic events and advocating increased cultural diversity in arts programming across the UK. Thanks to a generous grant from Arts Council England the Arts La’Olam mission to bring global arts and music into community settings is repositioning to the digital environment. This workshop is one of eight dedicated projects, with artists working in new and innovative ways, to bring the life-enhancing energy of the arts into our homes.

#betweenspaces seeks to close the gaps we may be feeling acutely right now and honour the potential for creativity in our reduced surroundings. Read more about all eight projects and Arts La’Olam on our website here.

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