Date: Friday, January 29, 2021
Time: 7pm to 7:40pm
Please RVSP to Michael Walsh: [email protected]
Master percussionist Baba Donn Eaton will run a ZOOM webinar on Caribbean drumming in America and its influence and impact of empowerment. This will include demonstrations of various rhythms history and origins of West Africa, Cuba and Brazil.
This webinar will enrich your repertoire as you discover different techniques for improvisation, performing, and instrument proficiency. Improve your overall musicianship while expanding your knowledge of various rhythm styles.
About Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde – Percussionist, producer, educator and master drummer (https://www.babadonn.com/)
For almost a quarter century, Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde, a percussionist who’s been very much in demand, has performed with many Major American Dance Companies in the world’s greatest performing-arts venues. His recording career is as equally varied as it vast; the jazz idiom, rhythm and blues, and most African derived percussion styles are represented in his discography.
He is a featured member of the legendary Last Poets and SoSaLa. He has long been acknowledged as one of New York City’s master teachers of African Drumming and the rhythms of the Diaspora in the Americas. Baba Donn is presently on faculty at the Harlem School Of the Arts for over 25 years, teaching all ages from 4 years of age to adults.