The Drummer's Path

Moving the Spirit with Ritual and Traditional Drumming
By (author) Sule Greg Wilson
Foreword by Babatunde Olatunji

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The Drummer's Path
Moving the Spirit with Ritual and Traditional Drumming
By (author) Sule Greg Wilson
Foreword by Babatunde Olatunji

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Pages : 160

Book Size : 6 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9780892813599

Imprint : Destiny Books

On Sale Date : June 01, 1992

Format : Paperback Book

Drummer, dancer, and folklorist Sule Greg Wilson introduces the principles behind African and Diaspora music, including breath, posture, and orchestration.
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About The Drummer's Path

Drummer, dancer, and folklorist Sule Greg Wilson introduces the principles behind African and Diaspora music, including breath, posture, and orchestration.
Table of Contents

Table of content

Foreword
Preface: The Call
Introduction. Why and How: An Autobiographical Sketch
1.  Rhythms and Self-Identity
2.  Hand Drums and the U.S. Sound: Historical Points
3.  The Principles
4.  Health and the Drummer
5.  Women and Traditional Drumming
Afterword
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
Index
Author Bio
Drummer, dancer, folklorist, and researcher, Sule Greg Wilson studied drumming under Baba Ngoma as well as the premier students of Baba Ishangi, Ladji Camara, and Chief Bey and performed with many of the finest artists and groups in the field, including Babatunde Olatunji, the International Afrikan-American Ballet, Africa in Motion Dance Theater, and the Bennu Ausar Aurkestra. He also produced the CD and audiocassette The Drummer’s Path. 
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