Artist Bio

Linda H. Humes is the founder/artistic director of the not-for-profit arts-in-education organization Yaffa Cultural Arts, Inc., in New York City. She has appeared in numerous commercial, television, and film projects, and was the entertainment reporter for PM Magazine. Linda is currently an adjunct professor in the Mass Communications Department at Medgar Evers College. She is accompanied by world-renowned master percussionist Sanga of the Valley. Sanga was the lead drummer for the legendary Babatunde Olatunji and has performed and recorded with an impressive list of artists, including the Grateful Dead, Airto Morea, Flora Pura, and Santana. Both Linda and Sanga perform and conduct workshops nationally and internationally.