Drum to the Dance of Life

The Original Wisdom of Ancient Villages
Percussionist and Fitness Dance Music
Recreational and Fitness Music and Research.

I have had the opportunity here in Phoenix with local ensembles and dancers and as tour guide in the  >Musical Instrument Museum to witness elements of ethnomusicology that traces the roots of music and dance integration to early indigenous village communities,  as in Africa, with more functional fusions of health, fitness, work, entertainment and spirit, now percolating through our modern segmented society, for example in drum circles, ethnic ensembles and fitness dancing.
I am in the process of incorporating these elements and electronic music for percussion, dance and science of music applications for education and fitness application
— David Hale, World Dance Percussion 

“Life has a rhythm, it’s constantly moving. The word for rhythm ( used by the Malinke tribes ) is FOLI. It is a word that encompasses so much more than drumming, dancing or sound. It’s found in every part of daily life. In this film you not only hear and feel rhythm but you see it. It’s an extraordinary blend of image and sound that feeds the senses and reminds us all how essential it is.” (FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm) original version by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg, (2010, October 25).
Retrieved October 14, 2017,
Watch the amazing video >FOLI   from https://youtu.be/lVPLIuBy9CY)

For dance and drum events in the Phoenix Area, see  >ON FACEBOOK  and then Events on the left.

Percussion with Kids

>Drumming with kids news article, autism in the Dallas Morning News

>About David Hale MS Biophysical Sciences
>Linkedin Profile


View My > >wellness-balance-diagram. A simple thought visualization of the health music and dance spectrum.

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