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Unknown Artist - Afro-American Drums FLAC

Unknown Artist - Afro-American Drums FLAC Performer: Unknown Artist
Title: Afro-American Drums
Style: African, Field Recording
Label: Ethnic Folkways Library
# Cat: FE 4502 C/D, FE 4502
Released: 1962
Country: US
FLAC album: 2037 mb
MP3 album: 1609 mb
Rating: 4.0
Genre: Jazz / Latin / AudioBooks / AudioFiles / World / Folk


1Band 23. United States - Jazz Drumming
2Band 17. Haiti - Juba Dance Drumming
3Band 14. Cuba - Djuka Dance Drums
4Band 18. Jamaica - Cumina Drums
5Band 21. Virgin Islands - Bamboula Dance Drums
6Band 13. The Bahamas - Jumping Dance Drums
7Band 12. Puerto Rico - Bomba Dance Drums
8Band 15. Cuba - Lucumi Drums
9Band 19. Brazil - Drum Rhythms For The Deity Eshu
10Band 20. Brazil - Drum Rhythms For The Deity Ogoun
11Band 22. Surinam - Djuka Drums
12Band 24. United States - Street Band Drumming
13Band 16. Haiti - Quitta Seche Dance Drums


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
FE 4502Harold Courlander African & Afro - American Drums – Edited By Harold Courtlander ‎(2xLP + Box)Ethnic Folkways LibraryFE 4502US1954
FE 4502 C/DUnknown Artist Afro-American Drums ‎(LP)Ethnic Folkways LibraryFE 4502 C/DUSUnknown
FE 4502Various African Drums ‎(LP, Comp)Folkways Records, Ethnic Folkways LibraryFE 4502US1954
P502Various African & Afro-American Drums ‎(2xLP, Comp, gat)Folkways RecordsP502US1954
FE 4502Various African & Afro-American Drums ‎(2xLP)Ethnic Folkways LibraryFE 4502US1954


  • DesignRosenhouse
  • Edited ByHarold Courlander
  • Recorded ByFrances S. Herskovits (tracks: B2, B3), George E. Simpson (tracks: B1), Harold Courlander (tracks: A3 to A6), Lisa Lekis (tracks: A1, B5), Marshall W. Stearns (tracks: A2), Melville J. Herskovits (tracks: B2, B3), Moses Asch (tracks: B6), Theodore Van Dam (tracks: B4), Tony Schwartz (tracks: B7), Tram Combs (tracks: B4)


Orange cover variation. Labels are white with blue printing.

Main title on labels: African And Afro-American Drums

With insert dated "1954, 1962"


  • Other (Library of Congress Catalogue Card No.): RA 56-287
  • Matrix / Runout (Side III Label): FE 4502 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side IV Label): FE 4502 D
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): FE4502C P502C 502C 3T [B] 4V28
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): FE 4502 Dx


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  • Distributed By – Folkways/Scholastic Records
  • Pressed By – Plastylite