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Acoustic Grunge? Yes, Please!

One of the regulars at The Extended Play Sessions suggested that the Baltimore-based band ilyAIMY (pronounced ee-lee-amy, it is an acronym for “I love you and I miss you”) would be a good addition to the roster of acts who have played at a Session, and he was right! 505 more words


This is to introduce you to Mendip All Drummers – a small group of African hand-drumming enthusiasts who put on “have-a-go” workshops and demonstrations of… 66 more words


Sayon Camara & Landaya: Numu (Blacksmith)

Sayon Camara & Landaya clip from a performance of the music, Numu (Blacksmith), as traditionally played in Kouya Sidia, Guinea.


Solo Art is Great, Collaborative Creation is Awesome!

Many of us creatives make art (music, poetry, writing etc.) on our own. Not in a vacuum, but often in a studio, in an office, a café etc. 227 more words

Candy Eaton: A Magick World Percussionist and Why You Should Know Her

A couple of years ago, I went out to the Remo Recreational Music Center in North Hollywood, California, to attend a memorial for Layne Redmond. She is best known for her work in bringing the legacy of women drummers and frame drumming back into the 20th/21st century world. 728 more words

Chad Sexton

Musa Character model

This is Musa its a African ork-like tribe elder whit a black magic djembe. By playing it it can cast spels! it is used for good and bad. 66 more words


A Month in Morocco: The Sound of Africa

My Sahara guide’s name was Mobarak, but he asked to be called “Black Stars.” He was a kind, hospitable man with a peaceful aura. On our first day at camp, Black Stars passed tous his grandmother’s wisdom, “If you need something, ask. 701 more words

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