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A conversation with "Drums and Wellness" founder Jonathan Mande

Encore: 'Drums and Wellness' Program Teaches Healing through Rhythm

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Jonathan Mande speaks with Callie Crossley in the WGBH studios.
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A conversation with "Drums and Wellness" founder Jonathan Mande

Jonathan Mande knows first-hand the power of music on our minds and our feelings. Between growing up in a war-torn Congo and immigrating to United States with no knowledge of the English language, drumming has been one of the few grounding constants in his life.
Mande is now an education and mental health advocate based in Brookline, Massachusetts. He joined us last year to talk about an educational program he founded, “Drums and Wellness,” which uses drumming as a form of therapy and a method to teach life skills like listening and collaborating.

Guest:
Jonathan Mande - Musician, education and mental health advocate, and founder of the "Drums and Wellness" program.

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