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African and Afro-American Drums

Various Artists
African and Afro-American Drums

African and Afro-American Drums is an examination of African drumming and its influence on the music of the Americas. Representing eight countries in the American continents, Harold Courlander has compiled an anthology of drum music from three continents and explores its various uses as well as chronicles the evolution of drum music. Extensive liner notes accompany this album and include a transcription of Haitian Juba Dance drums by George Herzog.

EN ESPAÑOL

Tambores afro-americanos y africanos es una revision a los tambores africanos y su influencia en la música de las Américas. En representación de ocho países del continente americano, Harold Courlander ha compilado una antología de la música del tambor de tres continentes y explora sus diferentes usos, así como una crónica de la evolución de la música del tambor. Notas extensas acompañan este álbum e incluyen una transcripción de George Herzog sobre la danza Jubá con tambores de Haití.

Track Listing

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Ceremonial Drums n/a 4:39
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102
Ceremonial Drums n/a 3:33
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103
Dance Drums n/a 3:11
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104
Stamping Tubes n/a 2:39
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105
Harvest Festival n/a 2:51
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201
Salute to a Chief n/a 3:08
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202
Drums for the Deity Orishania n/a 2:22
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203
Dance Drums n/a 2:01
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204
Slit-Log Talking Drum n/a 1:16
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205
Ndlamu Dance Drums n/a 2:39
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301
Festival Drumming n/a 3:06
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302
Djuka Dance Drums n/a 2:33
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303
Jumping Dance Drums n/a 3:23
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304
Djuka Dance Drums n/a 1:03
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305
Lucumi n/a 1:08
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306
Quitta Seche Dance Drums n/a 3:19
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307
Juba Dance Drumming n/a 1:52
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401
Cuminia Drums n/a 1:14
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402
Drum Rhythms for the Deity Eshu n/a 3:49
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403
Drum Rhythms for the Deity Ogoun n/a 3:58
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404
Bamboula Dance Drums n/a 1:16
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405
Djuka Drums n/a 1:44
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406
Jazz Drumming Baby Dodds 2:08
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407
Street Band Drumming n/a 1:53

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