Babatunde Olatunji

Baba knew; he had a vision of the true power in the drum, it's deeper significance for mankind. His belief in the unity of mankind is an inspiration and an example for the rest of us..

If you have favorite Baba links, please send them to us..

A Poem for Baba:

Salon Article about Baba:
more good pictures of Baba:
sound samples from drums of passion, his album of 1960


A Cross-Country Conversation between
Babatunde Olatunji and Arthur Hull.
pictures from his 75th birthday party, held in april of 2002

There's a page on Baba's suggested rhythms for beginning hand drummers. Click here.