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Kora Konnection

Kora Konnection

Jazz / West African / World New Orleans, LA  US




Manager: AfricaNola

Bio: Kora Konnection is an exotic and melodic blend of West African mandinka music and jazz improvisation. The band’s special sound comes from a harmonious interweaving of traditional African Griot compositions with modern jazz. The group is led by two griots (oral historians and poet bards): Morike...See Full Bio

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“Followers of this style have started an organization called Africa Nola, which has upcoming nationwide projects as well as the ultimate goal to return to West Africa to play. The African music community is growing rapidly in New Orleans and South Louisiana, as evidenced by the shows Kora Konnection played recently, including museums and cultural festivals like Jazz Fest. Be sure to stop by to pay tribute to the foundations of the musical heritage we enjoy today in New Orleans.”

— Abbie Dufrene, www.playjones.com

Recent Blogs

Kora Konnection (Golden Feather's and Awa's African Cuisine)
Jun 22, 2011

Members of Kora Konnection were joined by the members of Grande Baton from Guada... [more]

Kora Konnection (Jazz Fest)
Jun 22, 2011

Kora Konnection performed on Saturday to a very large and enthusiastic crowd at ... [more]


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  • Total Fans 479
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