Julius Blankson | Step Free Dance

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Hi my name is Julius and I have a passion for percussion! I have over over 10 years experience playing drums from around the world.

Step Free Dance is a service that promotes personal development. It began in the hearts and minds of 3 artists who often enjoyed showcasing their talent. Since then it has grown into one of West London's most diverse arts services. However, SFD is not just about the arts! Its about helping you discover your confidence while developing your musicality along the way. Bringing you a worldwide variety of music and dance through our workshops and performances such as Afro Ballet and The Fola Project. We believe a close community is a stronger one. So, we intend to share our cultural understanding with you! Join us, to start your journey today.

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Julius' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Gina B
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

We had the pleasure of Julius playing at our end of Summer Carnival garden party and he was fabulous. He was able to blend his bongo playing to the music played and he got everyone dancing and trying the drums! We highly recommend Julius as a musician and he is also a top guy!

Rachel W
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Julius fulfilled the brief and beyond! His drumming was superb and made our party so memorable. He understood completely what we wanted for the evening and delivered beyond. I hope to work with him again.

Ariana A
5 years ago
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5 out of 5

Very professional, talented and a pleasure to work with - will definitely work with again. Thank you

From other customers:

Jubril E
5 years ago, for a Corporate event in W1K 5DR
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5 out of 5

Step Free Dance delivered a great performance for our # AppetiteforApprenticeships event. They were pleasant to work with and added vibrancy to our programme. We would recommend hiring Step Free Dance for corporate functions.

Pauline A
7 years ago

Julius is an excellent African Dancer and Percussionist. He delivered an energetic performance at my event

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Julius' Song list

Funky House
· Donaeo - Party Hard
Afro Beat
· D'banj - Oliver Twist
· Niniola - Maradona
· Niniola - Bona
· Niniola -
· Lojay & Sarz - Monalisa
· Niniola - Sticker
· Tiwa Savage - Koroba
· Yemi Alade - Johnny
· Pabi Cooper -
· Felo Le Tee & Myztro - 66
· Focalistic, Mr Jazzi, Lady Du Mellow & Sleazy - Gupta
· Goya Menor & Nektunez - Ameno Amapiano Remix (You wanna bamba)

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Early music, Musical theatre, Folk, Jazz, Jazz fusion, Noise music, Marching, Covers, R&B, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Ska, Samba, Reggae, Caribbean music, Asian music, Bollywood, Brazilian music, Calypso, Cuban music
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Community music worker, Fluent improviser, Dancer, Actor, Composer, Drum technician
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