Mohammed Babangida’s Music of Africa

If you haven’t heard of Mohammed Babangida, you should definitely check him out! Mohammed Babangida is a Nigerian blog writer that discusses the assorted styles of music that have origins in Africa. Looking into him a bit, I would that his focus is mainly jazz, ragtime, and swing. I don’t know about you, but I’m really waiting for swing dancing to come back so I can learn to do all of those crazy dance moves.

Jazz has always had a special place in my heart because my mother used to play classical jazz on the piano when I was younger. Mohammed Babangida evokes in me the memories of my past and takes me away to a foreign land of drums and savannas. Like a little lost lad, his blog on jazz, ragtime and other forms of music, make me take a step back to allow myself a clean slate to reconsider the origins of popular music styles.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s