The ROYAL TALKING
DRUMMERS


THE ROYAL TALKING DRUMMERS can perform from 2piece up to 15-piece, this group is one of the best Nigerian drummers and dancers displaying traditional talking drum music and dance of West African.
The instrument called talking drum is a very unique musical instrument that interprets or mimics the human voice. Yoruba`s are best known for their talking drum music and dance, especially the communication ability of their talking drums that mimics the language. Talking drums can be used to call names, speak any languages, praise people and can also be used to recite prayers, curses, poetry and pass messages round between people to deities. AYAN AYANDOSU (founder/leader) was born to a drummer's family and since early age of five he has been following his father's footsteps. During school days, he was the drummer for the dramatic society and due to his unique skill he was given the (THE DRUMMER BOY) and has had many exhibitions and organised a lot of educational workshops.
Few years' back "AYAN AYANDOSU" formed his own troupe called "Royal Talking Drummers" and since then they have done a lot of concerts including performances for Nigerian president, tour in Europe Cuba, USA. Europe's master drummers of Africa festival, museums show, Labour party activities, carnivals, Buckingham palace at the queen's golden jubilee anniversary, schools, colleges, community centres, performed for virgin Atlantic airways during the launching of the first Atlantic flight from Heathrow airport to Lagos, which "Richard Branson" was dressed in Nigerian Yoruba costume and danced with the group. The group has also worked with "Jeff-tain-watts" (An American Jazz drummer) Royal Talking Drummmers leader "AYAN AYANDOSU" has appeared on national newspapers and televisions, BBC1 News including the TIMES. .

The royal talking drummers presents the most authentic Yoruba music with many types of authentic instrument including IYA-ILU (MOTHER OF DRUMS) omele isaaju atele, Gudugudu, Aguda, Aponran, ejin, sekere, sakara, Agogo and Akuba. music with differences

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