The videos of Aziz Faye are drawn from two of the 30 units of videos available on Travels with Music Series One. The Baba Ken Okulolo video is drawn from the unit on Nigeria. Travels with Music is available online at www.travelswithmusic.org. There are nearly 300 video clips in this first series of the Travels with Music program that profiles master musicians from 15 cultures around the world: USA/Blues, Trinidad, Peru, Chile, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Bulgaria/Rom, Israel, Arabic/Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Indonesia/Java, Philippines, and China. The whole program is available at the online store (www.travelswithmusic.org) and can be purchased for online access or on interactive DVD-ROM for computers or on DVD-video for television. Also, see the other collections of sample videos from Travels with Music on Curriki.

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Baba Ken Okulolo has roots that extend deep into Nigerian musical history. He leads three different performing groups: the modern Afro-beat band KOTOJA, the all-star WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BAND, and the acoustic, traditional NIGERIAN BROTHERS. He says that each group brings forth the “universal healing magic” of African music. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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Aziz Faye is a master drummer from Senegal. He is from a long line of griots or story-tellers. This is the first of five short videos in which Faye tells about the historical function of griots in Senegalese society and demonstrates some of the rhythms that have been passed down through the generations to identify particular families or even a particular type of food. He explains how drums are made and tuned and shows the three types of sound that are made with the drum. Faye believes that drumming and dancing are important contributions from his family to the whole world. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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Aziz Faye is a master drummer from Senegal. He is from a long line of griots or story-tellers. This is the second of five short videos in which Faye tells about the historical function of griots in Senegalese society and demonstrates some of the rhythms that have been passed down through the generations to identify particular families or even a particular type of food. He explains how drums are made and tuned and shows the three types of sound that are made with the drum. Faye believes that drumming and dancing are important contributions from his family to the whole world. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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Aziz Faye is a master drummer from Senegal. He is from a long line of griots or story-tellers. This is the third of five short videos in which Faye tells about the historical function of griots in Senegalese society and demonstrates some of the rhythms that have been passed down through the generations to identify particular families or even a particular type of food. He explains how drums are made and tuned and shows the three types of sound that are made with the drum. Faye believes that drumming and dancing are important contributions from his family to the whole world. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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Aziz Faye is a master drummer from Senegal. He is from a long line of griots or story-tellers. This is the fourth of five short videos in which Faye tells about the historical function of griots in Senegalese society and demonstrates some of the rhythms that have been passed down through the generations to identify particular families or even a particular type of food. He explains how drums are made and tuned and shows the three types of sound that are made with the drum. Faye believes that drumming and dancing are important contributions from his family to the whole world. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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Aziz Faye is a master drummer from Senegal. He is from a long line of griots or story-tellers. This is the fifth of five short videos in which Faye tells about the historical function of griots in Senegalese society and demonstrates some of the rhythms that have been passed down through the generations to identify particular families or even a particular type of food. He explains how drums are made and tuned and shows the three types of sound that are made with the drum. Faye believes that drumming and dancing are important contributions from his family to the whole world. This resource is part of the Travels with Music: Senegal & Nigeria collection.
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