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African Connection

Here you can get a flavour of the WOMAD workshops where individuals sampled some African rhythms and learned about the wide variety of music from the continent.


Ade WallaceWorkshop 1 - Drums

Led by percussionist, African violin player and vocalist Ade Wallace, the first workshop demonstrated how to create different sounds and effects using the drums.

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Doreen ThobekileWorkshop 2 - Vocals

Doreen Thobekile singer, dancer, actor and instrumentalist, led the second workshop of the day. She concentrated on teaching the correct pronunciation and techniques.

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Wedzerai ZvirevoWorkshop 3 - Marimba

Wedzerai Zvirevo, from the acclaimed 'Batanai Marimba' group, spoke about the history and scope of the marimba in the final workshop.

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