Ubaka Hill | ShapeShifters

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by Ubaka Hill

This fiery, passionate, radiant drummer/ chanter/ singer builds bridges, transcends boundaries, & elevates spirits. Intensely woman-identified, life-loving, transformative, spiritual, & revolutionary, she blends song, poetry, & rhythm into a heady brew.
Genre: World: Drumming
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1. Motherbeat
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2. Aconcon
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3. Nightflight
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4. Changes
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5. Marketplace
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6. Soweto
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7. If the Drum Is a Woman
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8. Oya's Song
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9. The Womyn United
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Ubaka is a fiery, passionate, and radiant drummer/ chanter/ singer whose performance builds bridges and transcends boundaries while elevating the spirits of all who hear -- her music is intensely woman-identified, life-loving, transformative, spiritual, and revolutionary, blending song, poetry, and rhythm into a heady brew. "Motherbeat" joyfully brings to life the exuberant imagery of women dancing down through the centuries; "Nightflight," an evocative performance piece which incorporates the chant "Spirit of the Wind," is a perfect vehicle for Ubaka's depth, artistry and grace; her intense rendition of the Jayne Cortez poem "If The Drum Is A Woman" will send chills down your spine; and her trademark "The Womyn United" is energetic & inspirational. Also includes percussion instrumentals for movement and dance. Warning: you'll experience an uncontrollable urge to join a drumming circle.


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