Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Thematic Photographic 49: "Human" v.7.0


"I Just Want To Bang On The Drum All Day"
Raleigh, NC - November, 2008 (Click to embiggen)

Thematic Photographic hosted by Carmi - Button Image by Smarmoofus Hosted by Written Inc.

When you think of "tribal drumming" do you think of 8 or 10 people beating the same drum? Maybe you do if you've been hanging around here since late November of 2008. Because that was the first time I featured this group from the American Indian Heritage Celebration (By the way, that's the name they gave it, not me so the PC police can get offa my cloud, okay?) By the time this stage of the proceedings rolled around, there were two drums and two inter-tribal groups pounding them -- and in rhythm not just within the group (hard enough) but with the other group as well. Most impressive!Violence UnSilenced
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4 comments:

Carmi said...

Watching artists at the top of their game is one of those joys of life I can never get enough of. The look on his face is so full of joy that it's hard for the casual observer to resist the urge to dive right in. Infectious spirit...even on a flat LCD panel. Amazing pic.

magiceye said...

superb capture!

Shadow said...

i've listened to an african tribal drums group, and it's a powerful sound...

ciara said...

i'm not the pc police, but i don't understand why they want to call themselves something that some DUMBASS called them cos he thought he was in mother freakin' india! lol i try to always say native american, and i don't do thanksgiving.

btw...i loved the photo. like the intensity of that guy's face. :)