Solo gigs

Playing two solo gigs tomorrow (Friday 5 September) and Saturday, one a participatory concert for young adults with special educational needs at Stockdales Centre in Sale and the other a baby naming ceremony for little Amara Lily Martindale-Brokate at Salem Fields, Hebden.

This is why I am so passionate about the art of the kora because it is so much more than just entertainment. I know I am not an African and I will never be a griot but at least I can hold true to some of the Kora’s deep traditions which include affirming people’s sense of self and social awareness. Inshallah my kora playing will help to bring a sense of self and social awareness to those I share music with.

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