This Afro-Columbian Drumming class takes place in a visiting room, outside of visiting hours. For each class, the instructors roll in a large industrial cart, loaded with enough drums for everyone. Tables and chairs are pushed back to create space for the drumming semi-circle.

The class instructors are Alberto Lopez and Eduardo Martinez; they are sponsored by the the Alliance for California Traditional Arts.

Funding for these photographs was provided by the California Arts Council, as part of the Arts in Corrections program.

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