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... Ritter reviews a CD of West African music by Tama (RealWorld, 2002). ...
... mentions the purpose and function of Griots in West African society. Summarizes the introduction by music critic Robert Palmer. ... Reviews a photo book and CD which examines the West African Griots, or traveling musicians ...
... , chapters on aspects of West African tribal music, photos, bibliography, and CD. ... ) which adapts West African rhythms for the drumset. Includes a brief history of African culture ...
... Three recordings that document the various musical styles found in Malaysia, West Africa, and Tanzania are reviewed (World Music Network). ...
... Williamson reviews a recording of calypso music by West African artists. ...
Pops Goes the Kora
FRoots (1996) Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 14-15
... Investigates how the West African kora traveled to South Africa. Includes examination of how Pops ... experiences in South African townships and in the countryside and mentions his current musical projects. ...
... A West African recording by Rokia Traore is reviewed (Tama/Label Bleu). ...
... A compilation recording of various West African music (World Music Network) is reviewed. ...
... Sonic Implants's "Atsia," a West AFrican drumming sample library is reviewed. ...
The Talking Drum
Songlines (2010) , No. 66, pp. 40-41, 43-45
... Schmool discusses the tama, or talking drum, a key component in West African music, and talks with Assane Thiam, Senegal's best-known player. ...
African Inspiration
Music Teacher (2013) Vol. 92, No. 7, pp. 20-22
... learning environment for West African music. Performing, composing, and appraising are all controlled from ... The Wells Cathedral School's free computer resource on West African drumming is discussed. Virtual ... West African Drumming (VWAD) is a piece of software for PC or Mac that provides an immersive ...
... The West-African recording "Fasiya" by vocalist and kora player Sona Jobarteh is reviewed (African Guild). ...
Debademba
FRoots (2014) Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 16
... Mixing West African styles rooted in Manding culture and influenced by the melting pot of Paris ... , Debademba is a modern African band that respects tradition but is open to innovation. ...
African Legends Return
Songlines (2014) , No. 102, pp. 45
... The surviving members of the West African band Les Ambassadeurs are staging a highly anticipated ...
... Several CDs of West African music featuring various artists are reviewed, including: (1) "The ...
... Kevin O'Sullivan's Web site on West African Anlo-Ewe music and dance is reviewed (dancedrummer.com). ...
... the world for quality personal instruction on the West African harp - the kora. Doughty is a patient ... The author reminisces about his experience in West Africa in the home of Adam Doughty and Kath ... Pickering from the Kora Workshop. Each year, guests like himself arrive in West Africa from all over ...
Reviews: Benyoro
FRoots (2014) Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 57
... "Benyoro," an album of "West African music from the streets of New York City," is reviewed. ...
... Briefly reviews Hartigan's study (Manhattan Music/Warner Bros., 112p, $24.95 w/CD) of the rhythms ... of the Ashanti people of Ghana and the Gahu rhythms of the Ewe people of the coastal regions of West ...
... The recording "Karam" featuring West African xylophonist Kimi Djabaté is reviewed (Cumbancha). ...