Sounds of the Kora, Music from West Africa at Troy Library May 5

 

Sounds of the Kora, Music from West Africa at Troy Library May 5

Troy, MI – Age Group(s): All Ages Date: 5/5/2018 Start Time: 1:00 PM End Time: 2:00 PM Description:  Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the Kora, a 21 string harp that he learned how to play throughout the course of multiple visits to its homeland in Gambia, West Africa. Gaskell has studied extensively under the instruction of Malamini Jobarteh and Moriba Kuyateh, both of Brikama, Gambia. He has been featured at a number of music festivals in the US, Gambia, and Senegal.  More info https://troypl.org/

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