A Drummer Listens to the World

Nii Otoo Annan, Percussion Master, Ghana, and Steven Feld, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Music, University of New Mexico

Colloquium, SAR Boardroom

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 12:00–1:00 pm

This presentation features a musical performance as well as a conversation between a Ghanaian percussion master and his musician-anthropologist collaborator. The results of five years of experiments on the acoustic ecology of rhythm in Accra, Ghana are examined.

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