About Baba Kwasi
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Our mission is to inspire others by sharing the arts, wisdom and universal values of African and African American culture, while allowing others to share and embrace the common core values that all cultures bring in the making harmonious living.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Baba was introduced to forms of African and Afro-Cuban percussion instruments by his uncle Shams Suddin Sabur and famous world famous percussionist Idris Muhammad. Communication with the drum was extended to the pursuit of a masters degree in Computer Science and Project Management. For over the 25 years Baba worked as a Information systems Analyst, Trainer, Sr. Project Manager, an Executive Systems Support Manager and Sr. Office Systems Consultant for various corporations including Xerox and Sprint Corporation.
Over the past 21 years as a percussionist, lecturer, teacher and storyteller, Baba Kwasi served as a folklorist with the Northeast Texas Library System “NETLS” and with Bigthought's Thriving Minds (formally Young Audiences). Baba also served as a board member and folklorist for the Dallas - Ft. Worth International Community Alliance and the Dallas-Ft. Worth International African Leadership Council.
Baba Kwasi has appeared on various TV and cable programs and a frequent guest on the Houston based Pan African Journal, a Pacifica Network radio broadcast. Baba also conducts public speaking, life coaching, cultural enrichment programs and interactive team building presentations for corporations, churches, organizations and schools throughout the country.
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