WORLD WIDE DRUMS, LLC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AFRICAN HAND DRUMS TO PROMOTE MOVIE, THE VISITOR, TO BE PROVIDED BY WORLD WIDE DRUMS, LLC
BURNSVILLE, MINN. - World Wide Drums, LLC was selected by Overture Films to supply more than 1100 djembe African drums to be used to publicize the movie, The Visitor. World Wide Drums was selected by Overture because of its reputation as a distributor of quality African drums and its ability to provide the large quantity of handmade djembe drums required within a relatively short period of time.
"We have strong relationships with excellent craftspeople around the world. Those relationships have enabled us to work with companies like Overture Films and support the growing popularity of African drumming in the United States and elsewhere," said Nick Zwack, Owner, World Wide Drums.
In the movie, The Visitor, music plays an important role. Two of the main characters connect over a djembe drum. The djembe drum, pronounced jembe, is a goblet shaped hand drum that is a popular African percussion instrument. African drumming is gaining in popularity in school curriculums, drum circles and healing institutions.
"World Wide Drums, LLC provided the finely crafted djembe drums that we will be sending out to various people in the movie industry as we promote the film," said a spokesperson for Overture Films.
World World Drums, LLC is an internet-based company located in Burnsville, Minnesota. Since 2004, the company has provided African drums, drumming accessories and instructional materials to a growing community of drummers. World Wide Drums has supplied djembe drums for theatrical groups, corporate seminars and even schools on cruise ships (the ScholarShip), and has donated drums to rehabilitation facilities throughout the United States.