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Jali Bakary Konteh

Jali Bakary Konteh originates from a long type of Gambian griot kora players. Given birth to in Brikama, Gambia, his grandfather was Alhaji Bai Konte, whose Kora Melodies from your Republic from the Gambia, Western Africa album just about launched the kora to Traditional western audiences when it had been …

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James Nyoraku Schlefer

Known as “A Master from the Shakuhachi” by the brand new York Times, James Nyoraku Schlefer is certainly a respected performer and teacher of shakuhachi in NEW YORK. He received the Jun-Shi-Han teaching permit from Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin in 1991 as well as the Shi-Han Master’s Certificate in 1996. In …

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Asakusa Jinta

Experimental performance artists/preservation band Asakusa Jinta take their name and inspiration through the Tokyo historical district where jintas (roving Japanese street bands) once loaded the streets. The band’s combination of punk, ska, golf swing, and march music (performed from the seven-piece clothing including accordion, standup bass, horns, and tempo section) …

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Mady Kouyate

Mady Kouyate was created in Dakar, Senegal, a descendent from the Kouyate category of Dialolu, griots and dental historians of Manding traditional lore for years and years. Kouyate started his role with this long type of music artists at age 16, when he started playing the kora, a 21-string Western …

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Chris Berry

Chris Berry’s existence story appears like it was compiled by a Hollywood script article writer: a white young man from California becomes a grasp of African drumming as well as the mbira thumb piano, and along with his worldbeat fusion music group, Panjea, becomes an African celebrity, offering a million …

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Seasick Steve

Like T-Model Ford, Seasick Steve (aka Steve Wold) began saving his personal music much later on in existence than other music artists. A storytelling vocalist reviving traditional nation blues, Wold spent his child years in California, but remaining house at 14. Like a hobo, he journeyed for quite some time, …

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Kohei Nishikawa

Kohei Nishikawa is among Japan’s most accomplished and versatile flute players, performing the American flute and traditional Japan transverse flutes: the shinobue (a little bamboo transverse) as well as the nohkan (the transverse flute found in Noh Movie theater). He researched with Ririko Hayashi on the Toko Gakuen Conservatory of …

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La Nef

La Nef is a distinctive ensemble that displays a musical overall performance with narration, usually about some person or events from medieval and the earlier days. In fact, the group phases what may be described as an assortment of music, storytelling, and performing. The instruments utilized by the users are …

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J. Reuben Silverbird

Indigenous American music continues to be balanced with a love of theater for multi-instrumentalist and vocalist J. Reuben Silverbird. While his albums — The Globe in Our Eye, Shaman 2, and Religious Wise Guy — established him as a significant musical spokesman for the Nedni Apache, Cherokee, and Navajo tribes, …

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Kakraba Lobi

Kakraba Lobi, who originates from a family group of xylophonic virtuosi, is among a big and growing variety of African music artists who expand traditional music from within besides teaching it at school level.

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