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DRUMS NOT PERCUSSION with Weedie Braimah

DRUMS NOT PERCUSSION with Weedie Braimah

Playing tracks by

Babatunde Olatunji, Mor Thiam, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah feat. Saul Williams, Art Blakey & the Afro-Drum Ensemble, Farafina Kan and more.

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This show was 2nd in the global interview chart, 4th in the global funk - soul - jazz chart and 9th in the global jazz chart.

On this episode, host Piotr Orlov takes us on a journey into one specific lineage of the tradition of African drumming — and about a West African drum called the djembe — from one of its foremost Western practitioners: the djembefola Weedie Braimah.

It’s a story about folkloric African rhythms in America, and you'll hear tracks by Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble, Babatunde Olatunji, Christian Scott aTunde, and more...

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