Song of the Drum, Dance of Life
With Gordy Ryan and Zoë Ryan
August 9 - 14, 2019
Awaken the fire in your hands, the heat in your feet, and the love in your heart in an energizing and inspiring celebration of music with Zoë, Gordy, Sanga and Ade — the core of the Olatunji Drums of Passion. Sing, dance and play with the masters in a soulful journey to the well of inspiration and creativity. Everyone welcome.
Gordy Onayemi Ryan has laid down the groove for the Olatunji Drums of Passion, the Ahikr Ritual, Gabrielle Roth and others for many decades. A master djembe carver and instrument maker, Gordy’s given Yoruba name means “breathes and understands art”. obatheband.com
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Zoë Ryan has journeyed deep into modern, shamanic and West African dance. It is her joy to bring the transformative nature of dance to people of all ages. She trained in dance education at the Rudolph Laban Centre in London and has an early background in Shakespearean Theatre. She apprenticed with Gabrielle Roth and played extensively with Babatunde Olatunji and the Drums of Passion. obatheband.com
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