:: Title :: Hosein drumming, scene II
:: Genre :: Hosay/Hosein, talk/ambience, tassa
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ahlee, Hammed [tassa drum]
Harrilad, Michael [tassa drum]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Mohamed, Norris [cymbals]
Sourage, Edward [snare drum]
unidentified woman [vocal]
Williams, Harry [snare drum]
:: Group Name :: Corcoroe Band, Hosein Drum group
:: Setting :: A street in St. James
:: Location :: Port-Of-Spain (Port-Of-Spain), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Indo-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Port of Spain 6/62
:: Date :: 6/13/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1113.0, Track 3 (00:01:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features Indo-Trinidadian drumming. The instrumentation consists of two bass drums, two tassa (kettle) drums, and a cymbal. Although the musicians are identified as being Muslim, the performance itself is not religious and many people participate in the dancing. At least part of the performance (if not all of it) takes place on the street(s) of St. James. [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - During the performance Alan Lomax and his assistant discuss cues for announcing scene changes. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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