Authentic African, Caribbean Drummers, Musicians Celebrate Olatunji’s Birthday


If he had lived, master drummer Babatunde Olatunji would have been 85 years old. To commemorate his memory, his fans and admirers hosted a monumental musical feast at the Ashkenaz nightclub last Saturday in Berkeley. Pictured in this Afro-Caribbean salute to Olatunji are (L to R):  Sikiru Adepoju, Val Serrant, Mohamed Kouyate, Karamba Diabate and singer Mandjou Kone. Photo by Babatunde Harrison.