The Beat Of My Drum

An Autobiography by Babatunde Olatunji

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Percussion instruments,
  • Musical Instruments - Percussion,
  • Ethnic,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Olatunji, Babatunde,
  • Music,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography,
  • Nigeria,
  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Drummers (Musicians)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoan Baez (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8859880M
    ISBN 101592133541
    ISBN 109781592133543

    About the Book

    The Beat Of My Drum by Robert Atkinson is an autobiography that was published on February 28, 2005. The book provides an intimate insight into the life and experiences of Robert Atkinson, a renowned drummer and composer.

    ISBN and Physical Format

    The ISBN10 code for this book is 1592133541. The physical format of the book is paperback.

    Subjects Covered in the Book

    • Biography: film, television & music
    • Percussion instruments
    • Musical Instruments - Percussion
    • Ethnic
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Olatunji, Babatunde
    • Music
    • USA
    • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
    • Composers & Musicians - General
    • Biography
    • Nigeria
    • Ethnomusicology
    • Drummers (Musicians)

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