Getting into the rhythm in Excelsior

Jaime Pelaez instructs Stephanie Brondani of Minnetonka on proper contact form Feb. 4 in Excelsior. Pelaez is from Ecuador and has been drumming since a teenager. Being in the U.S. for around 12 years, he specializes in Latin percussion as well as the Djembe, a drum from Mali. Weekly drum circles began Feb. 4 in Excelsior. The drum circles will be held 7 p.m. Mondays above Minnetonka Music on Water Street. (Sun Staff Photo by Chris Dillmann)

Jaime Pelaez instructs Stephanie Brondani of Minnetonka on proper contact form Feb. 4 in Excelsior. Pelaez is from Ecuador and has been drumming since a teenager. Being in the U.S. for around 12 years, he specializes in Latin percussion as well as the Djembe, a drum from Mali. Weekly drum circles began Feb. 4 in Excelsior. The drum circles will be held 7 p.m. Mondays above Minnetonka Music on Water Street. (Sun Staff Photo by Chris Dillmann)

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