Babatunde Olatunji

Babatunde Olatunji is one of the giants of 20th Century African music - a Nigerian Master drummer, the Godfather of World Beat, an International Ambassador of Percussion, best selling recording artist, founder of the Planet Drum Troupe (members also include Mickey Hart, Zukir Hussain, Airto Moreira and other masters of global rhythm), and head of the Olatunji Center for African Culture, a school that has turned out five generations of singers, dancers, drummers, healers and scholars who have helped the master in his self-appointed task of spreading the rhythmic Gospel of West African music all over the world. He... Read More

City Of Origin:
Ajido, Nigeria
Genre:
World
Birthdate:
04/07/1927
Death date:
04/06/2003
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