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Otaak Band

January 15, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10

Otaak Band is the collaboration of drummer Miguel Merino, from Indiana, USA, and the spectacular Beja singer Ahmed Said Abuamna from Eastern Sudan. Ahmed is a master of the masankop, the ancient East-African lyre at the heart of Otaak Band’s sound.

They will be performing music from their 2012 album of lyre music, Bejawiya, the first recording to take the masankop out of its traditional setting and feature it as the lead instrument in a contemporary ensemble.

Details

Date:
January 15, 2014
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:

Organizer

Unnamed Organizer
Website:
http://www.otaakband.com/

Venue

Old Town School Of Folk Music
4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago , IL United States

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