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Percussion Recordings

Akpese/Borborbor (Ghana)

All instruments & vocals performed by Brian Rizzi.

Thank you to Nani Agbeli as always for teaching me this beautiful music!

AkpeseBrian Rizzi
00:00 / 09:31

Qongqothwane (The Click Song) (Zimbabwe)

All parts performed by Brian Rizzi.

The Zimbabwean Bass Marimba was built by Josh Quinn & Brian Rizzi.

Qongqothwane (The Click Song)Brian Rizzi
00:00 / 02:47

Cheerios(Zimbabwe)

All parts performed by Brian Rizzi.

The Zimbabwean Bass Marimba was built by Josh Quinn & Brian Rizzi.

CheeriosBrian Rizzi
00:00 / 02:08

D-Minor In Peru (Original)

All parts performed by Brian Rizzi.

D Minor in Peru 2020Brian Rizzi
00:00 / 01:02

Balafon Brazil (Original)

All parts performed by Brian Rizzi.

Balafon BrazilBrian Rizzi
00:00 / 02:20

Oriental trade (Original)

All virtual instruments performed live in GarageBand by Brian Rizzi.

Oriental TradeBrian Rizzi
00:00 / 01:47

Dagbe Percussion Ensemble

I formed the Dagbe Percussion Ensemble when I was a student at Berklee. 

with Rich Stein, Joe Lareau, Julio Moreno, Jocelyn Medina, Benji Nichols, Pepe Gaeton and Methias Kunzli

Aztlan (Mexico)

Brian Rizzi on Conch Shell, Teponaztli (Mexican slit drums) & Panhuehuetl Drum

AztalanDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 09:04

Kurkurganbi Eyima (Original Improvisation, Based on a Ghanaian Melody)

Brian Rizzi on Balafon (Ghanaian xylophone)

Kurkurganbi EyimaDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 05:13

Metals (Original Improvisation, Excerpts)

MetalsDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 09:05

Woods (Original Improvisation)

WoodsDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 06:13

ChaCha Lokua Fun/Ellegua/Ozain(Cuba) Live At The Middle East, Boston

Brian Rizzi on Congas

ChaCha Lokua Fun/Ellegua/ OzainDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 09:25

Mei Muna/Touichya(Morrocco) Live At The Middle East, Boston

Mei Muna/TouichyaDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 02:56

Baga(Ghana) Live At The Middle East, Boston - Entrance Drumming

Brian Rizzi on Lunna (Talking Drum)

BagaDagbe Percussion Ensemble
00:00 / 05:03
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