Added by Edie Antoinette on September 28, 2009 at 7:59pm — No Comments
Born in 1970 and raised in dallas, texas, chonita gilbert grew up playing the piano, the clarinet and, of course, singing. having come into a world in the wake of the hippy movement, just as disco culture was gaining ground as the predominant musical craze, n'dambi's musical influences were—and continue to be—quite varied. her parents, both reverends, introduced her to the music of the church, at an early age, with her father also attempting to direct her…Continue
Added by Edie Antoinette on September 28, 2009 at 7:49pm — No Comments
Way in the distance as you approached you could hear the sounds of the bongos.*See "Circle Of Drummers".
"The Point" is a man-made peninsula jutting into Lake Michigan, part of Chicago's… Continue
Added by Edie Antoinette on September 28, 2009 at 7:47pm — No Comments
Every evening at dusk, a group of drummers form a circle in front of the 63rd Street Beach House on Chicago's South Side. "They just know to come," said Rick Taylor, a drumming teacher, who has been part of the circle since 1983. "There is no organization." The drummers have been meeting here daily for the last 40 years, when the weather permits, of course.
"The circle is here at 63rd Street because of the nearby communities. Most of…Continue
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