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Nigerian drummer and composer / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gasper Lawal (born 23 September 1948 in Ijebu Ode, Nigeria) is a Nigerian drummer, griot, and composer who has publicized traditional African percussive languages in the West. As a performer, his "Afriki" sound created a fusion of Nigerian percussion styles with rock and jazz.
Since the early 1970s, Lawal has been part of the West African music scene in the UK. Described by music magazine Blues & Soul in 1989 as the "Nigerian…
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