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University of Florida on Experiencing a Culture through its drums

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I recently came across this interesting article from the University of Florida titled “Rhythm nations: Experiencing a culture through its drums”. It starts out “You can learn about a culture by studying its language, its food, its traditional dress. Why not its drumming?”

“Percussion is interwoven through every culture on the globe,” says Kenneth Broadway, a University of Florida music professor whose work has taken him to the Caribbean, Africa and India. “As we become more globally connected, learning the djembe, the steel pan, or the cajón is like learning a different language.”

To read the article in full visit http://news.ufl.edu/articles/2018/08/rhythm-nations-experiencing-a-culture-through-its-drums.php

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