Repercussions: A Celebration of African-American Music - Born Musicians, Music from Gambia (1984)

Genres - Culture & Society, History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Sociology, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This program is part of a series that follows the history of African-American music. The series goes back to Africa, in search of the source of music that made its way to America. This first episode, Repercussions: A Celebration of African-American Music - Born Musicians, Music from Gambia , features music from the West African country of Gambia, where young people are immersed in music as an expression of life and spirituality.

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Africa, celebration, roots [origins], self-expression, youth, America, Black [race], music