Nima’s Wish Comes True

EUGENE, Ore. — The sound of African drums, like the heart, it’s a constant beat. The tatoo transports Eliman Gibba to Africa– ┬áto Gambia where he was born and where he and his wife planned to take to their daughter, Nima. At 11-years-old, her life was cut short. January 2009. Nima was returning from dance … Continue reading »

Eugene Drum Shop Settling In

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene musicians can now lean on the expertise of a man with more than 20 years in the business. Sam Adato’s Drum Shop recently made the move from San Francisco to Eugene. The owner said he was stuck in a rut, tired of the big city stress and more than ready for … Continue reading »