ABC News – West African drumming helps students beat out their feelings in school engagement workshop

“As Yacou Mbaye pounds out the deep, powerful beats of his West African drum, the school hall at Bathurst in central west New South Wales resonates to the rhythm.

Children pop orange plugs in their ears as they listen to the drumming master, who is teaching them the basics of drumming that he learnt from infancy.

He’s from Senegal in West African where he says drumming is intrinsic to life and expressing emotions and he wants to share its power with the children.”

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