Skip to main content


Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Babatunde "Mike" Olatunji lectures and performs at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record

Olatunji, Babatunde "Mike" , 1970 March 12

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Master drummer and percussionist Babatunde "Mike" Olatunji delivered his sole course lecture on 3/12/1970 (2015-0002/RR15). Olatunji emigrated to the United States from his native Nigeria in 1950. His lecture is 2 hours long and with the exception of 20 minutes, the vast majority of Olatunji's presentation was him performing music. He played drums and a flute and even sang on some numbers. Olatunji's lecture highlighted how elements of African culture (especially music and...
Dates: 1970 March 12