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Awa Sangho – September 25, 2016

Awa Sangho  -  White Plains Jazz Fest  -  September 25, 2016 This was actually a multi-act afternoon, of which I caught only a fraction.  Headliner Sangho, the “golden voice of Mali”, is from a griot lineage; she featured a band … Continue reading

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Busking New York – January 30, 2014

Busking New York  -  Columbus Circle Subway Station  -  January 30, 2014 I finally came up against a performer (kora player Salieu M. Suso) who wouldn’t sign, leading to speculation on my part about why that would be.   Guitarist Martinez … Continue reading

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Regina Carter – March 13, 2011

Regina Carter  -  Brooklyn Museum  -  March 13, 2011 We’ve seen music at Brooklyn Museum before, but this was the first sketching.  Violinist Regina Carter received a MacArthur Fellowship a few years back, used it to travel to Africa to … Continue reading

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