Chief Ayanda Clarke is an African American master percussionist, arts educator, lecturer, and spiritual health counselor.


Born in Brooklyn, Clarke is also the founder and CEO of THE FADARA GROUP, a multi-facted organization that presents high-end public cultural programs, traditional spiritual healing services, and business development solutions.


In recognition of his lifelong commitment to uplifting traditional African culture, Clarke was installed as a chief in Osogbo, Nigeria by a council of elders.


A GRAMMY® winner and a graduate of The Dalton School and Wesleyan University, Clarke also lectures and performs regularly at universities, corporate events, and cultural institutions nationwide.