John de Kadt

  • Berkshires, MA, USA

About us

John de Kadt is a percussionist, poet, and storyteller. He has studied and played ethnic hand percussive instruments for 33 years and plays drums from India, Ireland, Brazil, Egypt, Switzerland, Africa, Cuba and more. He’s studied with percussion masters around the world, taught drumming on PBS and live nationally on NBC. He’s performed with David Darling, Subash Chandran, Ganesh Kumar, Jai Uttal, Robert Bly, Baba Olatunji, Colman Barks and many others. John has played on many recordings and has released 4 CD’s of his own including “This Rhythm Is Not Mine”, “Rhythms of the Infinite”, “One River” co created with Benjy Wertheimer and most recently “The Hanumen”. John travels internationally performing his unique and powerful blend of poetry, story and percussion.

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  • Jennifer Steed   October 04, 2014

      John de Kadt

    I have no doubt that a yoga/kirtan retreat with John de Kadt will be so much fun, deeply healing and memorable in all the best ways. He is highly skilled as a facilitator, super talented as a musician and storyteller bringing such great life experience and the love of the wisdom traditions to his groups. A very warm and approachable guy, John rocks!

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After having just completed my RYT 200 I have been inspired to further my yoga journey and my own personal journey inward. I have fallen in love with yoga and how it has changed my life and I just want to continue to explore so I can share this beautiful gift with as many as possible. Jessica

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