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New York String Band: Drumming
Tony Schwartz
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Black Musical Histories
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Ensemble , Articulation , Drums , Percussion , Percussion , Syncopation , World influenced

BMH #9

You’ve just heard a recording of a group called the New York String Band! What do you think this music is made for? For sitting quietly or dancing? Is it fast or slow? It sounds like it’s made for dancing! What sounds could you hear? Drums, and a piece of metal or glass making the...
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