Unity Through Percussion




Joia:  The World Percussion Ensemble presents four exciting pieces to enliven, energize and diversify your middle, high school and college percussion lineup.  Pulling from Brazilian, African, Cuban and Japanese traditions these pieces explore the intricate interplay of clave and the sixteenth note patterns that surround it.


Listen, Sample, Order. 

Contact us:

Rick Kramer - Joia/Unity Through Percussion - Joia1@worldshare.net

Watch a performance of the Brazilian Drumming ensemble as performed at the 2011 Strike Institute percussion camp in St. Louis, Missouri.

Learn more about Joia by watching their feature story  on

KETC Channel 9

Joia is a world percussion ensemble based in the Midwest.
  On this website you will find links for purchasing arrangements of Joia’s
percussion music as well as video & audio samples of these works.