We Couldn't Process Your Request


For additional assistance, please visit our Help Center

Sorry, the account you are trying to access has been cancelled or deleted

You may contact support if you believe this has happened without your knowledge. We may be able to restore you account.



www.bravenet.com - A Bravenet.com Vote

Ubaka Hill's "Women & Drums Survey " 2008 ~ 2016

Research Survey of WOMEN Drummers. This is the 8th year (2016). Survey will build statistical information about women's drums & percussion, music, education and social application of old and new traditions. Thank You For Your Participation


How Many Drums Do You Have ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
1 62 16%
2.
2 47 12%
3.
3 53 13%
4.
4 41 10%
5.
5 27 7%
6.
6 22 6%
7.
7 19 5%
8.
8 10 3%
9.
9 12 3%
10.
more than 10 106 27%
Total Votes: 399

How Long Have You Been Playing Drums ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
New Drummer 59 15%
2.
About A Year 29 7%
3.
2 Years 35 9%
4.
3 Years 23 6%
5.
4 Years 23 6%
6.
5 Years 32 8%
7.
More Than 5 Years 63 16%
8.
More Than 10 Years 44 11%
9.
More Than 15 Years 39 10%
10.
20 Plus Years 52 13%
Total Votes: 399

What Is Your Most Favorite Drum To Play ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Djembe 264 67%
2.
Conga/Ashiko 37 9%
3.
Riq 0 0%
4.
Djundjun 21 5%
5.
Doumbek 21 5%
6.
Tar 15 4%
7.
Bodhran 3 1%
8.
Native Drum 24 6%
9.
Tabla 2 1%
10.
Taiko 5 1%
Total Votes: 392

Have Your Teachers Been Mostly...
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Women 212 56%
2.
Men 79 21%
3.
Even 90 24%
Total Votes: 381

What Do You Primarily Use Drumming For ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Socializing/ Drum Circles 154 39%
2.
Self Healing / Meditation 86 22%
3.
Educational Programs 10 3%
4.
Health Care Programs 5 1%
5.
Community Youth Programs 6 2%
6.
Performing Arts 61 15%
7.
Ecstatic Trance Dance 4 1%
8.
Ritual and Ceremony 51 13%
9.
Social Protest 3 1%
10.
Teaching 17 4%
Total Votes: 397

What Is Your Age Range ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Teenager 0 0%
2.
20 something 11 3%
3.
30 something 36 9%
4.
40 something 84 21%
5.
50 something 177 45%
6.
60 something 80 20%
7.
70 something 9 2%
8.
80 something 0 0%
9.
90 something 0 0%
Total Votes: 397

How Did You Learn To Drum ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Workshops/Conferences/Retreats 133 34%
2.
Local Community Classes 78 20%
3.
Intuitively 49 13%
4.
Playing With Recorded Music 5 1%
5.
Watching Others Play 8 2%
6.
Private Instruction 41 10%
7.
A College Course 7 2%
8.
From My Cultural Traditions 6 2%
9.
Jamming & Drum Circles 55 14%
10.
Books & Videos 9 2%
Total Votes: 391

What Kind of Music Do You Love To Play The Most
Answers Votes Percent
1.
West African Traditional 132 34%
2.
American ( Jazz, Rock & Roll, Hip Hop, Folk, Pop) 9 2%
3.
Latin/ Caribbean (Brazilian, Cuban, Columbian) 22 6%
4.
Celtic 5 1%
5.
Middle Eastern 10 3%
6.
North African / Mediterranean 2 1%
7.
East Indian 2 1%
8.
Native Am./ First Nations 14 4%
9.
My Own Original Style 41 10%
10.
All of the above 156 40%
Total Votes: 393

Where Is Home For You ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Northeast 182 46%
2.
Southwest 17 4%
3.
Mid West 65 16%
4.
Southern States 47 12%
5.
West Coast 30 8%
6.
Northwest 11 3%
7.
Alaska 1 0%
8.
South Pacific 0 0%
9.
Northern Plans 1 0%
10.
Outside The United States 43 11%
Total Votes: 397

What Do Want To Learn ?
Answers Votes Percent
1.
Playing Techniques of Various Drums 75 19%
2.
How To Compose Drumming Music 20 5%
3.
Playing With Other Rhythm Patterns 52 13%
4.
Rhythms Patterns From Various Cultures 60 15%
5.
Sound Healing - Energy Work 75 19%
6.
Drum Circle Facilitation and Teaching 34 9%
7.
Soloing and Improvising 54 14%
8.
Drumming For School Programs 9 2%
9.
Drumming For Elder Care 15 4%
10.
Drumming for Physical Therapy 3 1%
Total Votes: 397


Return To Website


Get your own FREE Vote today! 
Report Content ·  · Web Calendars   Counters & Site Stats   Free Blogs   Free Web Tools 
Powered by Bravenet