Music

Abdou Mboup and Waakaw

 
 
Fri, May 24, 2013
  • 10PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAMcafé
 
 
 
 
Free
 
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A key developer of the mbalax style of Senegalese dance music, multi-instrumentalist Abdou Mboup is a longtime ambassador of Senegal’s musical tradition. Having collaborated with the likes of Nina Simone, Harry Belafonte, Jean-Luc Ponty, and Afrika Bambaataa, Mboup, who performs with his new band Waakaw, marries jazz with a virtuosic mastery of the West African kora.