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Babatunde Olatunji

Age: 76

influential Nigerian drummer whose 1959 album Drums of Passion, the first African drumming album recorded in stereo in the U.S., created a wide interest in African jazz-fusion.

Died: Salinas, Calif., April 6, 2003

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