African Music Encyclopedia


Francis Awe


Francis Awe was born a Yoruban Prince in Nigeria. He is a master of the Nigerian talking drum, the dun-dun. Awe's mission is to:

"transmit the family aspect of African life to all people of the universe, through performance and teaching of African music and dance and it's meaning, creating unity amnong people of all races and colors."


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