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royal hartigan is a percussionist, pianist, tap dancer, educator, and author. For more than three decades, he has worked with master artists and creative musicians, dancers, visual artists, poets, social activists, and others to bring people together in celebration of our common humanity across cultures and national boundaries, through the medium of African American creative music

new album: time changes

blood drum spirit:
art hirahara, david bindman, royal hartigan, wes brown

  1. st. louis blues04:50
  1. dreamfireswaking/invitation blood drum spirit 3:32

world music videos

asante fontomfrom akantam and naawia with the amamreso agofomma ensemble, master drummers atta poku and eric owusu, kumase, ghana

studying asante adowa adampa at mampong, asante, ghana

kete takyiman excerpt in mampong asante, ghana

blood drum spirit videos

art hirahara solo in adzohu suit

blood drum spirit in brooklyn, caravan

blood drum spirit in brooklyn, aŋlɔ kete

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