Kim Atkinson

Kim Atkinson

Mr. Atkinson, Credo’s World Percussions teacher, has been an energetic presence on the San Francisco Bay Area music scene since the 1970′s. His initial studies in Nigerian, Ghanaian and Congolese drumming lead him to Brazilian shamanism, Caribbean music, American jazz, folk and popular music. He has performed with master musicians and dancers since the 1980′s and is respected as an inspiring performer and gifted teacher who brings psychological, spiritual and scientific insights to his presentations. Mr. Atkinson’s most recent recording is a CD of original, traditional and innovative arrangements for Brazilian Bateria.