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2014 Roswell Roots Festival

A series of Black History Month Celebrations

The Annual Roswell Roots Festival has many events planned this year; and one most recent was the “West African Rhythms and Flavors.” This event was held in Roswell, GA at the Historic Barrington Hall on February 8, 2014 from 11:00am-3:00pm.

The event featured Chef and Author Sallie Ann Robinson the “Gullah Cooking Diva” who shared Gullah Cooking and Culture with community members inside the kitchen of Barrington Hall.

The event also featured the founder of DrumRise with Amy Jackson demonstrating the drumming techniques learned from a Guinean master drummer on the front lawn of Barrington Hall.

The 2014 West African Rhythms and Flavors was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
The 2014 West African Rhythms and Flavors was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
DrumRise technique class at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
DrumRise technique class at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Woman playing the Djembe drum leading the DrumRise technique class at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Woman playing the Djembe drum leading the DrumRise technique class at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Amy Jackson, teacher of West African drum techniques for DrumRise at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Amy Jackson, teacher of West African drum techniques for DrumRise at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Man playing base tones in DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Man playing base tones in DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Even little ones were able to play tones in DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Even little ones were able to play tones in DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Teacher, Amy Jackson showing student how to lead the DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Teacher, Amy Jackson showing student how to lead the DrumRise Session at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Local Girl Scout enjoying food prepared by Chef Sallie Ann Robinson’s Gullah Cooking & Culture Session. Held inside Barrington Hall at the West African Rhythms and Flavors in Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Local Girl Scout enjoying food prepared by Chef Sallie Ann Robinson’s Gullah Cooking & Culture Session. Held inside Barrington Hall at the West African Rhythms and Flavors in Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Local Girl Scout Troop with Chef Sallie Ann Robinson at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Local Girl Scout Troop with Chef Sallie Ann Robinson at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Chef Sallie Ann Robinson in the Kitchen at the West African Rhythms and Flavors  that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden
Chef Sallie Ann Robinson in the Kitchen at the West African Rhythms and Flavors that was held at Barrington Hall in the historic district Roswell, GA on February 8, 2014. Photo Credit: Amanda Golden

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