Mark Sunkett - Mandiani Drum & Dance Book

Mandiani Drum and Dance: Djimbe Performance and Black Aesthetics from Africa to the New World (Performance in World Music Series No 9).

As an ethnomusicologist Dr. Sunkett's principal areas of research are African American and African music, percussion performance practices and aesthetics. Since 1994 he has been principal investigator on the "Drums of Sénégal Project." This project seeks to document rhythms, history and performance practices among the various ethnic groups in Senegal.


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