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African percussion techniques

A close-up demonstration of a range of playing techniques for African percussion instruments. Baba Ken Okulolo, master percussionist, plays the two tone agogo, cowbell, shaker, djembe and a talking drum. He explains how in an audition an aspiring percussionist is required to hold a steady beat on the agogo while the master drummer plays different rhythms on top.

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3 minutes