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Crosscurrents

Hear Here: Carolyn Brandy's mysterious dream

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Caroyln Brandy started playing the conga drum in the late 1960s.

“It was something that women didn’t really do back in those days,” Brandy says. “You didn’t grow up and think, ‘I’m gonna be a conga drummer.’ I started just being really mesmerized by the conga.”

Ever since she was a young girl, Brandy has also been mesmerized by a mysterious dream. She shared that story with our Hear Here community storytelling project.

Click the audio player above to hear the story. 

This story originally aired on Crosscurrents on February 26th, 2014.

For more stories from Hear Here, click here. You can also find the project on Facebook and follow it on Twitter at @hearhereradio.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs is a reporter and editor for Crosscurrents. Since 2012, Ninna has worn a variety of hats at KALW - she was both a producer and event planner for Localore project Hear Here. Ninna also programmed and organized the Sights and Sounds live events - two in Bayview, and most recently, one in East Oakland.