Different drummer

Victor Dogah arrived at Berklee from Ghana unable to read music, but already he’s teaching as much as he’s learning

Victor Dogah Victor Dogah (right) works with Berklee instructor Ricardo Monzon. "Sing something for him, or show him how to play it, and Victor gets it," said Monzon. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
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By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / October 6, 2009

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In a basement practice room at Berklee College of Music on a recent weekday, Victor Dogah was learning the fundamentals of Cuban drumming from instructor Ricardo Monzon. Each in his own way, student and professor, is a master percussionist. The work was nevertheless intense, the goals they set for themselves ambitious ones. (Full article: 1205 words)

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