w/Will Ridenour, Kora player from Chapel Hill NC. Only a few spaces left! Get your tickets at the following link! http://happybeatdrumming.com/special-events.html. For more information, call Robin at 336-813-8110 or email at bountou(at)happybeatdrumming(dot)comSave
2nd and Final winter Kora Duet performance with Sean Gaskell and Will Ridenour! Location: House of Sarah Howe and Randy Best. Date: Sunday, March 1st. Time: 7pm. Tickets are $15 and space is limited to 25 folks so you'll need to rsvp ahead!! Email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.orgSave
Sounds Like: Toumani Diabate, Foday Musa Suso, Kane Mathis, Jaliba Kuyateh, Mamadou Diabaté
Bio: 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. The Kora is native to the Mandinka people who live within the countries of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea B...See Full Bio
"Kora Music of West Africa" (2012 release) is available on ITunes, Amazon, and more!
"Need more proof that music is the greatest international language? Listen to how eloquently Sean Gaskell, a young fella from the grunge and coffee mecca of Seattle, plays the 21-string West African Kora, a gourd-bottomed harp that delivers both acres of melody and gently rippling rhythms."