Focusing on an aspect of the social, political & cultural history of Phila., the history of drumming in Philly is explored, including: African percussion & shekeres, jazz, rock, hip-hop, orchestral, Afro-Caribbean & women drummers.
Sundays in June at 8:30pm
-- The Legacy of Rock Drumming in Philadelphia by Aneesah Islam (New Media Tech Charter School) & Olivia Johnson (Harriton High School)
-- Give The Drummer Something Real by Chris Neal (A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School)
-- African Drumming and Dancing: Marriage through the Ages by Gianna Smith (The Episcopal Academy)
-- Jazz Drumming by Edison Quinones-Vasquez (Frankford High School)
-- The Memory of Robert “Baba” Crowder by Kemi Jackson (Academy at Palumbo).
OTHER PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:
-- Taylor Accooe (Overbrook High School)
-- Ophelia Murrary (Imhotep Charter)
-- Josiah Scheidel (Homeschool)
-- Najah Moise (St. Veronica School)
-- Jasmine Tarver (Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts).
PROJECT FACILITATORS: Bryan Green, Pamela Hooks, Karen Warrington