Village Pulse Outpost

The Wolof say a drum without palm oil is like fish and rice without salt. Thione Diop, son of Wolof sabar drummer Mapathe Diop, oils drum shells near Dakar. Shown here in 1990, Thione is now himself a master drummer.

Record label producing recordings of West African drum music that have been largely unavailable to the outside world. Emphasis on Mandinka drum music.


Location: N/A - Gambia Gambia

Desc: Village Pulse Outpost 

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