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Documentary: The Next Big Thing?

Rufus Glassco has the makings of a dream stashed in his Toronto garage. The whole space is crammed with boxes full of Kashakas. The Kashaka - The Ultimate African Shaker.  A little instrument that looks like two golf size balls - filled with tiny pebbles joined by a string.  Think miniature maracas. Without the stick. ...
Rufus Glassco has the makings of a dream stashed in his Toronto garage. T  he whole space is crammed with boxes full of Kashakas. The Kashaka - The Ultimate African Shaker.  A little instrument that looks like two golf size balls - filled with tiny pebbles joined by a string.  Think miniature maracas. Without the stick. 
rufus2-200.jpgFor more than ten years Rufus has been looking for his breakout moment, when his Kashakas take the rhythm world by storm. 

A few weeks ago, on a very cold winter night, he thought  - again - that he might be on the verge of something.
   
    Sunday Edition producer    Frank Faulk likes to rattle    and roll, and so he met up with Rufus as he prepared for a public event. 
    Frank's documentary is called T    he Next Big Thing?

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