My two greatest passions in life are photography and drumming. That is why I feel so blessed to be able to combine the two b y maing films in West Africa, where I have been intensely studying the drumming for nine years.
In January of 2008 I was commisioned to make a performance DVD of some of the greatest musicians from Guinea, West Africa, including Bolokada Conde, Fadouba Oulare, Lansee Kante, Koumbagna Conde, and many more. We filmed in many villages in towns over the course of a month using 3 high definition cameras and a high end audio recorder.
The editing took almost a year due to having such a busy wedding schedule in 2o08 but the DVD is now complete and for sale at many retail outlets through the country. The name of the film is “M’bemba Fakoli: A Musical Journey Through Guinea, West Africa” and you can view the introduction to the DVD here.
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