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2-day Flamenco Percussion Workshop with Malick Mbengue – July 22-23, 2019

July 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Direct from Cadíz, Spain, Casa Flamenca is proud to present:

Flamenco Percussion Workshop with Malick Mbengue

*This Workshop is geared towards musicians from all genres*

Beginners/Intermediate Level

Following his own flamenco percussion method, “the flamencos KEYS” “la clave flamenca,” Malick will teach the secrets to playing flamenco percussion in cajon, congas or drums all with music sheets for those instruments.

Beginners, all levels. No experience required.

Tangos, Bulerias, Alegria, Solea, Fandangos, Sevillanas…

How to guide your flamenco knowledge by clapping or with the cajon flamenco preferable.

Flamenco dance structure.


Seguirriyas, Tanguillos, Bulerias jerez.

Remates, Cierres, Silencios, escobillas.

songobuleria, tanguilloranchera, seguirrireegue, cumbiatango

and another “flamenco keys” applications.

Flamenco Dance Structure 2nd. 

(Bridges between tempo)(fast tempo)

Technical Studies (paradiddle, flams, 6thn.strokes, etc)

Workshop dates Monday, July 22nd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Tuesday, July 23rd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

REGISTRATION $100 – Registration fee includes both days.

Register below with PayPal (*registration fee includes a PayPal fee*) or call 505-247-0622.

About the Artist

Malick Mbengue Arroyo is a Spanish-born Senegalese percussionist and drummer. Born in Cadíz (Andalucia), Spain, in 1985, Malick spent his childhood within a musical framework influenced by African and flamenco music. At the age of 7, he began experimenting with the Cajon flamenco and African Djembe and by the age of 11, he formed his first band ‘Aguatapa’. As a consolidated Cajon player in his city, Malick studied in the Drummers’ Program at the Jazz Academy UCAS Modern Music School in Cadíz and graduated with outstanding honors.

During the subsequent years, Malick formed a consolidated band of musicians from the Modern Music School. Over the years the bands evolved into a unity, and as a result they formed ‘Tumbando a Monk’. The band has successfully achieved to transport the music of Thelonious Monk into a Latin Jazz structure, and between its participants features Juan Saiz (drummer), Julian Sanchez (trumpet, flugelhorn), Javier Galiana (piano), Javier Bermudez (bass), and Pedro Cortejosa (saxophone). The percussionist has attended several master classes organized by high standards percussionists and drummers such as Giovanni Hidalgo (Latin), Samuel Torres (Latin), Jordy rosy (Jazz), Horacio El Negro (Latin), Stanton Moore (Jazz), Jimmy Weinstein (Jazz), Thomas Pridgen (drums) or Mamady Keita (Afro) Yaroldy Abreu Dreiser Durruty Ernesto Simpson.

Throughout his career, Malick has shared the stage with a list of recognized artists such as Jerry Gonzales, Chano Dominguez, Alfonso Gamaza, Kiko Veneno, Octavio Kotan, Andalucia Big Band “Miguel Blanco dir. & Arr”, Kiko Kowan, Rey Crespo, Nono Garcia, Manolo Perfumo, Alejandro Benitez, Pedro Cortejosa, Julian Sanchez, Enrique Oliver, Javier Galiana, Leo Power, David Palomar, Antonio Lizana, Chamito Candela or Claudia Valentina and Jackson Scotts from NY. Flamenco dancers, Jesus Olmedo, Mercedes Ruiz, Felipe de Algeciras, Alvaro Guarnido, Elena “la Machana”, Lourdes Fernandez, MªAngeles la chikina”, Anita “la Maltesa”, Betiana Barros.

Malick has collaborated in several productions as a guest artist. Among these are the works of Guillermo Rayo, Ivan Gamelo, Mrs Groovy and the Blue Heads, and Carlinga Microband. Maria “la monica” Jhon Cervantes (Royal Academy of London) Classic and Contemporaneous music studies at the National Academy of Music Manuel de Falla in Cadiz, Spain. He has also collaborated with others including Batukada “Samba Wamba” and popular bands like “El Simpático Gorrión”, “Villanson”, “La Banda Morisca”, “Renu Hossain” (Indian proyect) y Claudia “La Chispa”(ROSALIA`s band).

Malick has performed around the world in venues including Gastombury, Ronnies Scotts, Jazz Cafe, Love Supreme Jazz Fest, Secret Garden Fest.(UK)Clamores, Jamboree, Central, and Jazz Marciac.

With a visionary attitude, Malick expresses his endeavor towards the versatility of genres and skills; this outlook being his principle for success.


July 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Casa Flamenca
401 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104 United States
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(505) 247-0622


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2-day Percussion Workshop with Malick Mbengue - Mon 7/22 and Tues 7/23, 6 PM-8 PM
$ 103.20