African drumming program for Starkville Academy

Friday, April 1, 2016

Dr. Bob and JEMBE DEN presented a program at Starkville Academy on April 1st.  The African drum ensemble played 10 traditional pieces and shared information about our music and the cultures in which in originated. Dr. George Awuni, from Ghana, served as our culture-bearer to answer questions about Africa.  The group includes MSU students (Zac Ashmore, Matthew Barnes, John Bowden, and J. C. Long) and Dr. Bob’s other students from Backstage Music (Ada, Bonnie, Joseph, Memory, and Patrick).

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