Leon Mobley and Da Lion

Leon Mobley and Da Lion

Leon Mobley's natural talent and infectious smile has taken him a long way. From child actor on PBS Television show Zoom (1971-1973) to touring the globe as drummer/ percussionist with Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals (1993-present), Leon's sheer exuberance and joie de vivre is ever present.

Leon began playing African drums in 1967, studying for 10 years under the tutelage of seminal Nigerian master drummer Babatunde Olatunji at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1977 Leon studied under the directorship of... more