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Action 5 News covers the Tigers Football team African Drumming taught by Youth Villages

Memphis Tigers football team learns to play African drums in team-building exercise

Mar 2, 2023 | Media Coverage, Pressroom

The University of Memphis Tigers football team marched to the beat of a different kind of drum Wednesday evening.

Youth Villages partnered with the Tigers to teach them how to play an African drum.

This was a team-building exercise in which the team enjoyed learning the rhythms and cadences of West African music, but this exercise was more than just fun and games.

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