Past Performances and Events

Tacuma King and SDOUAE Performing at Yoshi's

Tacuma King and SDOUAE Performing at Yoshi’s


SDOUAE Drummers Rehearsing before a Wedding Performance

SDOUAE Performing at a Taping of the SoulBeat Television Show

SDOUAE Performing at a Taping of the SoulBeat Television Show

SDOUAE Performing in Oakland's Preservation Park at an Annual Gathering of African-American Historians

SDOUAE Performing in Oakland’s Preservation Park at an Annual Gathering of African-American Historians

Below are some of the many festivals, gatherings and venues where Tacuma King and his advanced percussion students and dancers—collectively known as the Sun Drummers of United Africa Ensemble, or SDOUAE—have performed.

Tacuma King Leading a School Workshop for Special Needs Students

Tacuma King Leading a Hands-On Participatory Workshop for Students

Achebe’s Children’s Story Time
African-American Health Summit Expo
African Roots of Jazz Youth Program Benefit
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Bay Area Youth Arts Annual Harvest Party
Beijing International Cultural Arts Festival 2006
Black Adoption Placement and Research Center Nguzo Saba Culture Camp
Black Repertory Theater
Cathedral School for Boys
Discovery Children’s Museum
East Oakland Youth Development Center Kwanzaa Celebration
Eddie Moore Jazz Festival
‘Eid al-Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Ramadan Fast) at Al-Islam Mosque in Oakland
Expressing the Dream Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
French-American International School
Healdsburg Jazz Festival
KQED Black History Month Celebration
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts (formerly Alice Arts Center)
Marin County Fair
MOCHA (Oakland Museum of Children’s Art)
Oakland Carajama Carnival
Oakland A’s baseball game
Oakland Portfest World Music and Jazz Festival
Oakland Zoo
PacBell Park in San Francisco
Pope John Paul II’s Visit to Candlestick Park
San Francisco 49ers Halftime Show
San Francisco State University
San Francisco Zoo
SoulBeat Television
Southwest Airlines, Oakland International Airport
United Cerebral Palsy of the Golden Gate workshop for kids
United Nations International Children’s Day Celebration
University of California, Berkeley
University of California Village Harvest Festival
UniverSoul Circus
World Peace Day
YMCA Oakland
Yoshi’s Jazz Club at Jack London Square in Oakland
(opening for James Moody, Cecil Taylor, Arthur Blythe and others; on stage with Sheila E. and Pete Escovedo)
frican-American history and Kwanzaa celebrations at numerous schools, colleges, churches, mosques, parks, museums and community centers
Weddings, birthdays, funerals, rites of passage, community benefits and other celebrations

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