Drum Gahu – Book & CD – David Locke
Drum Gahu – Book – David Locke
Drum Gahu is the best starting point in print for learning about African rhythm. Included is discussion of Gahu, a social dance of the Ewe people of Ghana in which villagers “get down” to hot drumming. The author provides detailed analyses of the rhythmic components of Gahu drumming including parts for the bell, suppporting drums, and lead drum. After detailed study of Drum Gahu, readers will gain a much greater understanding of polyrhythmic principles which may be found in most African music. This new edition includes a CD which makes it possible for anyone to follow along with the music examples in the book.