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Abubakari Lunna


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Dolsi-naa Alhaji Abubakari Lunna was a Ghanaian music teacher, drum-maker, and performer of Dagbon music and dance.

He was a teahcer at Berklee College of Music and Tufts University and mentored David Locke and Jerry Leake. He was also the principal Dagomba drummer with the Ghana National Folkloric Company from the 1960s to the 1980s.

He died in Tamale, Ghana, in 2009. The Granoff School of Music in conjunction with Tufts University hosted "Africa Fest 2009" to celebrate his memory.

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