West African Rhythms for Drumset
Alfred Music Publishing, 1995 - Music - 111 pages
With Freeman Kwazdo Donkor and Abraham Adzenyah. Based on four Ghanaian rhythmic groups (Sikyi, Adowa, Gahu, and Akom), this book and CD will provide drumset players with a new vocabulary based on some of the oldest and most influential rhythms in the world. A groundbreaking presentation!
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