Roots Jam 3 draws from Nowick Gray's experience studying with world drum masters and playing for dance classes, compiling 16 arrangements for West African Drum and Dance, along with original compositions and recordings.
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.14(d)|
About the Author
Nowick has studied with a number of African drumming masters including Famoudou Konate, Mamady Keita, Babatunde Olatunji, Alpha Yaya Diallo, Nii Tettey Tetteh and Moussa Traore. He has composed, recorded, and helped to organize a variety of drumming events ranging from all-night jams and trance dances to a world drum fusion clinic.
Nowick toured with the Nelson, BC-based dance troupe Moving Company and with Victoria's Kikeyambay, featuring Alseny Michel Diallo, and has played with the world percussion band Masala for over 10 years. He also enjoys jamming and recording with the improvisational fusion band Strange Moon. In winters Nowick prefers tropical venues, from beach jams and cafes to dance classes and kirtans.