Lamine Touré, Director

Rambax Senegalese Drum Ensemble may be taken for credit:  21M.460


Directed by master Senegalese drummer Lamine Touré, Rambax MIT is an ensemble dedicated to learning the art of sabar, a vibrant drum and dance tradition of the Wolof people of Senegal, West Africa. Rambax is open to MIT students, faculty, staff and alumni. New members are accepted in the fall and spring semesters. Students must pre-register for 21M.460 and attend auditions. For further information, contact: Patty Tang (Faculty Advisor to Rambax) at


REHEARSALS - W18-1202 Music & Culture


Beginner Section


7:00pm - 8:30pm


Advanced Section

Monday: 8:30pm - 10:00pm

Thursday: 7:00pm - 8:30pm



Fall 24

  • December 7, 2024 - 8pm - Rambax Fall Concert - Location TBD

Spring 25

  • March 16, 2025 - 12pm - Global Music Day - W18 Music & Culture
  • May 4, 2025 - 3pm - Location W18 Performance Lab




Directed by Lamine Touré ( with faculty advisor, Patricia Tang ( Drums provided; no previous drumming experience necessary. 

New members should register for 21M.460 and attend the first beginner class meeting on Monday, September 9, 2024, from 7-8:30pm in W18-1202.

Questions please email -


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