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Drumming for Creation

by Various Artists

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The second in a new series of vinyl and download only releases, "from the archives...".

The first, Islands Inbetween, was originally released on cassette in 1983 [Touch # T33.2].

The second in this series, "Drumming for Creation" [Touch # T33.3V] is now available on vinyl. Originally released on cassette in 1985 [Touch # T33.3], this edition focuses on the recordings of Walo Shatan Gwari. The ensemble, led by Malam Walo, belongs to the Gwari people of Niger State.

The performances, at London's Commonwealth Institute, also encompassed drumming sessions and instrument-making workshops.


released January 1, 2013


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