Masters of the Sabar: Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal (African Soundscapes)

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Tang examines the rich history and changing repertories of sabar drumming, including dance rhythms and bakks, and musical phrases derived from spoken words. Highlighting the virtuosity and musical skill of the percussionist, this work also considers the burgeoning popular music genre called mbalax.

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"Tang's ethnography is lucid and engaging... [Her] study is particularly significant for examining the performance of sabar beyond its indigenous social and aesthetic frames.... Masters of the Sabar represents a significant contribution in this direction." -African Studies Review

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