Jimbo Talbot, founder of DrumQuest: Adventures in Happy, Healing Rhythm and Sound, is a Drum Circle Facilitator, Remo Health Rhythms® practitioner, sound therapist, an acclaimed vocalist and percussionist, team-builder, drum maker and workshop presenter.
Jimbo embodies a deep passion for helping people discover their Musical Joy! Rooted in traditional rhythms, trained in classical voice and inspired by the cosmos, he brings his own unique brand of energetic fun and healing to each session.
Individuals and groups alike engage in powerful transformational experience, as they learn to listen more deeply and access their inner musical genius with ease. Monkey-mind chatter quiets, emotional chains break , and compassionate and caring communities develop. Foundations are laid for furthering personal practice and growth.
Everyone embodies musical expression and Jimbo seeks to enliven all he meets. He ignites participant hearts, breathes into them, then kindles flames of creative muscle to voice bright and beautiful sounds.
He is widely regarded for his work with Oasis Lifelong Adventures, Brookdale Living, Pathfinder Village and School, Syracuse Jewish Family Services, The Foundation for Dream Oaks, as well as numerous special needs camps and residential communities in teaching drumming to populations often described as having no rhythm or unable to carry a tune.
He provides entertainment, drum circle facilitation, music and meditations for clients including The Chopra Institute, Coca-Cola, The Nielsen Group, John’s Hopkins Children’s Hospital, Upstate Health, Unity, and other religious and spiritual communities and festivals in Florida and New York.
He is a keynote speaker, presenter at conferences and symposiums and trainer for administrators, educators, staff, caregivers and families working with aging, Down syndrome and autism, mental health, health care, hospice, bereavement and refugee communities.
Jimbo credits both Remo Health Rhythms® and Music for People® in providing invaluable inspiration, improvisational support and amazing community. Training, mentoring and working with team-building organizations Pathfinder Outdoor Education, Common Ground Adventures and Team Adventure fosters life-long relationships with opportunities to work with hundreds of incredible students, faculty and peer support groups each year.