“Concert de Musique Sambla”
Mon, 11/12 · 7:00 pm—8:30 pm · Taplin Auditorium
Co-Sponsored by the Council of the Humanities, Department of Music, The Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts, the Department of Anthropology, African American Studies and the Program in African Studies
Mamadou Diabate & Percussion Mania will perform traditional West African music. Mamadou Diabate is an award winning balafon master and composer born in Burkina Faso. He combines “Jeli” family music making with story telling of the Sambla peoples. This music is in fact the Sambla language translated into music. Unless you speak this language you cannot play this music!