Malian Songbird & Ngoni Artist Mande Strings, American History U.S. Tour: Kokanko Sata Doumbia will team with Assaba Dramé and Lamine Soumano to bring the strength of Mande stringed melody to American classrooms and concert halls. The Strings Showcase features...
When the peace of an entire nation is on the table, it seems almost trivial to speak of music. However music, in the Mande world1, has always served to reinforce the spiritual capital and unity of communities. In the 1700’s during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, music...
Westerners are coming to love West African music, but can we really understand it the way it’s meant to be understood? The Top 10 Ways Western Ideas Muddle Our Experience of West African Music: Here is our list of the top ten ways Western music theory has...
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U.S. Tour — Oct.-Nov. 2016
Malian String Trio to tour U.S., reveals the Mande touch in jazz and the Blues.
Our schedule is rapidly filling!
Includes Eastman School of Music: September 21-22;
Wake Forest U.: Oct. 16-18.