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Kenya Sing & Dance: Music & Movement from East Africa by Tim Gregory (Book, DVD + CD)

Regular price $ 39.99

In Kenya Sing & Dance, Tim Gregory shares over a decade’s research into the songs and dances of East Africa.

DVD includes:

  • Professionally filmed field recordings of songs and dances from the bush of East Africa
  • Step-by-step instruction of seven songs with Swahili subtitles
  • Examples of performances by Western students
  • Easy to follow instruction for three traditional dances
  • Tips on dance moves and drumming
  • Instructions for a really fun East African stick game
  • Information on Kenya Connect Outreach programs

CD includes:

  • Soundtracks to the field recordings
  • Sing-along instructions for seven songs
  • An optional drum pattern for songs
  • Whistle patterns for three traditional dances

28-Page Full Color Manual includes:

  • Cultural context of the music of the Kamba people of East Africa
  • Transcriptions of songs with standard musical notation
  •  Field and performances notes
  • Transcriptions of drum and whistle patterns
  • A list of educational standards addressed with this product

"What an extraordinary resource for teachers! With this DVD Tim Gregory brings his remarkable combination of research, singing, movement, and pedagogy into your classroom. Kenya Sing and Dance is a superb resource, and belongs in the library of any music teacher wishing to make meaningful global connections for their students."

Paul Rardin
Associate Director of Choirs
University of Michigan