About Dejuan Turing

Dejuan Turing is a world-renowned multi-percussionist, performer, educator, and instrument designer. His life is dedicated to promoting community, unity, and wellness through the unifying rhythms of the drum. Dejuan graduated with honors from the University of San Diego and holds a degree in music, communications, and visual arts. He has done groundbreaking research in the use of drumming as a communication technique within West African Cultures and has immersed himself in the rhythm of West African music.


Remo Signature Artist

Dejuan is a Remo World Percussion Signature artist, and is the designer of the Remo Djembe drum samples. He began designing drums in college when he was carving his own drums. Dejuan’s latest drum design incorporates new materials and cutting edge technologies to create a New Generation of great sounding, easy to tune, durable, and lightweight Djembes! His innovative design is the envy of any djembe player!


Keynote Speaker / Workshop Leader

Dejuan is one of the worlds leading percussionists and drum circle facilitators, with a magical ability to inspire and empower others through drumming. He tours nationwide, facilitating corporate, college, and community drum circles and has lead drumming events, master classes, and workshops across the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Mexico. He is passionate about his work, radiating joy and patience while graciously sharing the spirit of rhythm and community teambuilding.