Tuesday, May 14, 2013

KOTF 7: Interview with Baba David Coleman

Interview with Baba David Coleman, Yoruba Priest, Master Drummer and Drum Maker, by Rev. Alicia Lyon Folberth

Keepers of the Flame TV Series
We are an educational and entertaining television talk show about Traditional Witchcraft, Paganism and Aboriginal Religions featuring lectures, interviews, music and entertainment from around the world. Friday Nights, 9:00pm Public Access Channel 10 in the Connecticut Valley. Began 2010 and now on the internet in 2013. For more information follow our blog at http://www.keepersoftheflametv.com Follow us on Vimeo http://www.keepersoftheflame.tv

Baba David Coleman is an African drumming Master and a Yoruba priest. He was born in New York and has spent the better part of his adult life traveling and performing. He is a leading figure in the greater metropolitan New York African drum world and is frequently called upon to lead events and ceremonies. He has studied with Baba Femi and continues to be a disciple of the late, legendary Chief Bey.

Afro-Caribbean, Brazilian and West-African Drumming, Drum-making. Master percussionist and drum-maker. Student of Famadou (former lead drummer Les-Ballet Africans), Chief Bey (featured percussionist- World Saxophone Quartet) and Orlando Rios Puntilla (master Afro-Cuban percussionist). Lectures / demos: Harvard, Cleveland State U., Oberlin, others.

Giving Back To Drumming Teacher
Reverend TeacherA benefit for the magisterial Baba David Coleman


Our introduction song 'Take Me Down Where the Pagans Go' is by Adala:

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