Author: Hedd Thomas

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Music Editor 2014/15

Dozens of drummers braved a blustery Bangor on Saturday afternoon to bring the sounds of samba to the street. Part of the annual Black History Month, which takes place every October, the organisers of the 40-minute-long extravaganza at the Clock Tower chose to make this year’s event a celebration of the drum, recognising its central role in Black History and its contribution to musical styles all around the world, including samba. Bangor University students and local residents had rehearsed for two weeks in order to perform on Saturday. They were joined by two established samba drumming bands: Batala Bangor and…

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