Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

L1: Afro and Anglo Folk Characteristics

No description
by

Shannon Kropf

on 9 August 2017

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of L1: Afro and Anglo Folk Characteristics

Bodhrán
Mug of Brown Ale/Rakes of Kildare
Scottish folk dance: Strathspey & Tulloch
Ballad - Appalachian Region
Rasaki Aladokun of Sonic Soul Berlin Concert, July 20, 2000.
The akonting is an instrument of the Jola people of Senegal and Gambia. Daniel's right-hand technique is of particular interest.

The Jola of the Cassamance region of southern Senegal have named this downstroke technique "o'teck", meaning "to strike". O'teck is virtually identical to the first banjo style documented, "stroke style", and to the contemporary style known as clawhammer or frailing.

Precise descriptions of stroke style can be found in banjo instructional manuals starting in the 1850's.

This video was shot at the home of Chuck Levy in Gainesville, Florida where Daniel stayed while attending the University of Florida's Arts-in-Medicine Summer Intensive.
Daniel Laemouahuma Jatta plays an akonting (ekonting) song composed by his father.
Improvisation and
Personal Expression
Full transcript