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Toumani Diabaté

August 11, 2010 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

The world-renowned kora (a West African harp) player from Mali performs an adaptation of his recent album along with the Grant Park Orchestra. Nonesuch records, which released Diabaté’s album, declared that he has “learnt from Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, yet remains entirely true to the kora player’s Mandé griot tradition.”

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http://www.millenniumpark.org/parkevents/event.aspx?id=1031

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Date:
August 11, 2010
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
203 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL United States
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