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Upcoming African Dance and Drum workshop

March 31, 2010

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Djeneba Sako, master dancer of Mali, and Adama Dembele, master drummer of Cote d’Ivoire, will be teaching a week of dance and drum workshops in Asheville, NC. We are so excited to host Djeneba’s visit to Western NC! Come join the classes, share in the joy of dance, and support visiting artists in Asheville. Pre-Registration […]

Adama Dembele

March 31, 2010

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Adama Dembele is a master djemb√© player from the Ivory Coast. Born into a family of musicians, he learned from his brothers Dramane Dembele and Madou Dembele, along with many other master drummers. He has toured several continents, sitting in with various major acts such Oumou Sangare, Salif Keita, Affou Keita, Sogona Djata and many […]

Djeneba Sako

March 31, 2010

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Born in Bamako, Mali, Djeneba Sako began her journey with dance and music at the young age of 5. Her family put a lot of importance on her education, but to her father’s dismay, she was often skipping class to follow the rhythmic sounds of drumming that floated through the the streets of the city, […]

Donations For visiting artist Djeneba Sako

March 4, 2010

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Help us bring Master Artist Djeneba Sako from Bamako, Mali to Asheville by donating here!