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Pitz performs @ Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA 11:30am - 1:30pm As part of a mini world music festival with members of the Senegal-America Project featuring: Tony Vacca, Massamba Diop (Baaba Maal's band) Senegal's Bideew Bou Bess. This special day includes West African Hip-Hop with multi-layered harmonies, fiery Senegalese talking drums, spoken word magic and Pitz's Didgeridoo space jamming world music launchings. Sometimes all in one song!
Pitz will be a part of a mini world music festival with members of the Senegal-America Project featuring: Impulse Ensemble, Massamba Diop (Baaba Maal's band) Senegal's Bideew Bou Bess and Jo Sallins. This special night includes West African Hip-Hop with multi-layered harmonies, fiery Senegalese talking drums, funky electric bass, spoken word magic and Pitz's Didgeridoo space jamming world music launchings. Sometimes all in one song!
With Baaba Maal and many other artists from senegal ,Africa an Europe
The senegal America project
Concert with The Senegal America project including Abiodun Oyewole from the Last Poets, Tony Vacca, Joe Salins, Derrick Jordan, Tantra zawadi
Bideew BouBESS ( new star in wolof language) is composed of three brothers ( moctar sall, Beydi sall, Ibrahima sall) from the same family.
Native from podor ( a town in the northern senegal ),Moctar and Baidy created the group in december 29 1994.They will be joined by Ibrahim the youngest again...See Full Bio
“Old/New Hip-hop Comments (0) Tuesday, April 16, 2013 By James Heflin In the video “Kham Kham,” Senegalese musicians Bideew Bou Bess (say biday-oo boo bess) offer something startling: an African brand of hip-hop that’s not quite like anything else. That’s true of most of their music, which possesses equal parts hip-hop swagger, big beats, well-sung harmony, and traditional African sounds. It’s exhilarating stuff. The songs offer moments of clear influence in which smooth, soul-style vocals dominate, or repeating string- and wind-instrument parts take over. Electronic sounds bump up against unfamiliar languages and cadences. Recently, Valley musicians Tony Vacca and Derrik Jordan travelled to Senegal with the Last Poets’ Abiodun Oyewole and poet Tantra Zawadi to collaborate with Bideew Bou Bess. Now the band is on our shores for a mini-tour. They hold court in Northampton this week. April 24, 7 p.m., $12.50/advance, $15/door, Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northamp”