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Music from Mali: Cheick Hamala Diabate

Event Type
Performance
Sponsor
Center for African Studies; Center for Advanced Study, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; European Union Center; Robert E. Brown Center for World Music; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives
Location
Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana, Room 300
Date
Nov 8, 2018   5:00 - 6:30 pm  
Speaker
Cheick Hamala Diabate
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
Terri Gitler
E-Mail
tgitler@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-5016
Views
121
Originating Calendar
Illinois Global Institute Event

Grammy-award nominee Cheick Hamala Diabate is recognized as one of the world's masters of the Ngoni, a Malian traditional instrument. He is a West African historian in the Griot tradition. A sought-after performer, lecturer, storyteller and choreographer throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and North America Cheick Hamala has performed at venues such as the Smithsonian Institution and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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