Making music with the Kogi: “Singing is a way for them to connect with the animals… a way to live peacefully among them without fear” | Songlines
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Making music with the Kogi: “Singing is a way for them to connect with the animals… a way to live peacefully among them without fear”

By Russ Slater

French producer Lion’s Drums talks to Russ Slater about recording the Kogi people of northern Colombia whose singing practices form an integral component of their profound relationship with nature

Kagabas Playing Drums

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