Music @ New Canaan Library: Sean Gaskell performs on the West African Kora

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April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Curtis Gallery

Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions. Join us to welcome Spring with this gorgeous instrument.

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Sean GaskellĀ features traditional songs on the 21 stringed West African Kora. HeĀ has studied extensively under the instruction of Malamini Jobarteh and Moriba Kuyateh of Brikama, The Gambia, and Kane Mathis of Brooklyn, NY. Gaskell has been featured at numerous festivals in the US, Gambia, and Senegal.

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Date:
April 1
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Curtis Gallery
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003