In partnership with Jazz in the Valley, we welcome you to join legendary percussionist Chief Baba Neil Clarke for a free music program in the museum pavilion! TRANSART Jazz Artist Chief Baba Neil Clarke incorporates his skills in the art of storytelling with his program DRUM TALES.
Chief Baba Neil Clarke has traveled the world exploring drumming traditions and styles from the African Diaspora as lead percussionist for Harry Belafonte and 25 years with NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston’s African Rhythms. His discography includes over 30 recordings and videos with various artists.
A frequent educational speaker and presenter of storytelling, Clarke continues the legacy of authentic African drumming traditions in the Americas. He understands the importance of music traditions and the value of passing them down to future generations.
AGES: 7-12 years old
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