Yellow Scarf Drum Conversation

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Baba Asante Nalls led a Drum Conversation at Jackson’s Yellow Scarf in August of 2012.  The Yellow Scarf Listening Room was created by Cassandra Wilson and Ojah Media Group and is located in Jackson, Mississippi.  More information about the Yellow Scarf can be found at http://yellowscarf-jackson.com. Here are some snippets from the workshop:  

Adhiambo School

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Baba Asante is now the new instructor for the Emancipators & Proclamators drum works class of the Adhiambo School in Jackson, Mississippi.  Stay tuned for more exciting news as the school year progresses. ADHIAMBO is a proven alternative to the traditional American school.  Its goals are to strengthen attitudes of self-determination by developing sound academic programs, […]

2011 Vacation Culture Camp

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The first annual Vacation Culture Camp in Pembroke Township, Illinois is occurring this summer at Basu Natural Farms.  Sponsored by the Lorenzo R. Smith School District #259, there are approximately thirty campers participating for the free two-week program this year.  Baba Asante is teaching African drum rhythms at the camp. First Shave

Musician's Corner

New Covenant Coptic Temple

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There is a need within the world today to reach across the self-imposed boundaries that we have set for ourselves.  Imole Agbo Iwosan is committed to reaching beyond the sterotype and establish relationships with those who may be considered strange bedfellows. One such relationship is with the New Covenant Coptic Temple, located on 93rd and […]

Kenwood Academy Concert

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Keeping it in the family – Baba Ifalowo Asante Nalls worked in conjunction with his cousin, Cassandra Wilson, in September 2009 with a group of students of the Kenwood Academy Concert Choir. It was a two-week project conducted under the auspices of the Ifa Yoruba Contemporary Arts Foundation, and culminated in a performance to kickoff […]