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Sun, May 23


Zorina's Zoom Room

Healing Songs and Chants: Baba’s Legacy

Join ZORINA WOLF and GREG WHITT for a two and a half hour workshop that explores the rhythms and chants sung by the late, great Babatunde Olatunji.

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Healing  Songs and Chants: Baba’s Legacy
Healing  Songs and Chants: Baba’s Legacy

Time & Location

May 23, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Zorina's Zoom Room


About the event

We all know that great music moves us.  We also know that we can curate a playlist that shifts our mood and makes the world seem better.  The idea that sound affects our physiology is nothing new, and yet there’s always something new to understand about the impact this has on us.  In that spirit, we’ve put together a workshop in response to the global upheaval we in the drum circle facilitatorion world are experiencing.

Join Zorina Wolf and Greg Whitt for a two and a half hour workshop that explores the rhythms and chants written or sung by the late, great Babatunde Olatunji.  Baba is near and dear to the hearts of many drum circlers, a direct lineage through some of our own teachers to the music of the motherland.  His recording career spanned more than 50 years and his 1959 debut album Drums of Passion paved the way for the world music genre.

During this online program we’ll learn the lyrics and rhythms to three songs taught as Baba would’ve shared them back in the day.  AND since we’re on Zoom, we’ll use breakout rooms to discuss how the meanings of this music are especially relevant today on the heels of world-churning events.  Learn new music for your repertoire and deepen your understanding of how that music makes an impact.

The workshop is offered on a sliding scale of $30-$80.   Choose your price point, no-strings attached.  We want to fill the screen (and fill the world) with good music with great meaning.

Join us Sunday, May 23 at 4pm Pacific Time.  

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Venmo: @VillageHeartbeat.

About the facilitators:

Zorina Wolf teaches music and movement from her home studio in Sequim, Washington, USA.  She was a direct student of Olatunji and shares his music the way he shared it with her.

Greg Whitt facilitates workshops and retreats designed to connect people to one another and to the world around them. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, he leverages music as the method to share old world ideas to benefit modern society.


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