Free Book Online
Categories
The Beat Of My Drum: An Autobiography

Pdf

The Beat Of My Drum: An Autobiography

2.4 (4052)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF Format | The Beat Of My Drum: An Autobiography.pdf | Unknown
    Babatunde Olatunji, Robert Atkinson, Babatunde Olatunji
Babatune Olatunji's record album Drums of Passion proclaimed that the time had come for America to recognize Africa's cultural contributions to the music world. Through his many albums and live performances, the Nigerian drummer popularized West African traditional music and spread his message of racial harmony. In this long-awaited autobiography, Olatunji presents his life story and the philosophy that guided him. Olatunji influenced and inspired musicians for more than forty years--from luminaries to music students and the many ordinary people who participated in his drum circles. He writes about rhythm being "the soul of life," and about the healing power of the drum. Ultimately, The Beat of My Drum shows why at the time of his death in 2003, Olatunji had become, according to The New York Times, "the most visible African musician in the United States."  
3.2 (10290)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

Read online or download a free book: The Beat Of My Drum: An Autobiography

Review Text

Name:
The message text:

Miscellanea