Thu, 09 May|
Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall
Modou Ndiaye and Band
Time & Location
09 May 2019, 19:00
Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall, Bridport DT6 6ND, UK
About The Event
Modou Ndiaye, brother of Seckou Keita, is a virtuoso kora player, songwriter, drummer and percussionist, and a member of the famous Cissokho family of Griot musicians from the Cassamance region of Southern Senegal. With a superb repertoire of rhythms, Modou fuses together modern and traditional beats, playing a variety of West African instruments ranging from djembe, sabar, calabash and talking drum to his leading instrument, the mesmerizing 22 stringed Kora (West African harp).
Modou’s latest album ‘Londo’, unites world class musicians and blends together an irresistible mix of beautiful harmonies with the gentle yet lively tones of the kora, the vibrant grooves of bass guitar, calabash, djembe and a variety of African percussion instruments. Modou’s music draws on inspiration from his homeland, his life experiences and the worlds current issues. Uniting traditional and modern sounds, this energetic band will leave you invigorated and inspired! Modou is joined by Suntou Susso (Gambia) on drums and percussion, Amadou Diagne (Senegal) on percussion and Edd Bateman (UK) on bass guitar. Touring Dorset with Artsreach, the counties touring arts charity.
www.artsreach.co.uk | www.modoundiaye.com
Tickets: £10 (U18:£7) Fam:£28
From the Self Service Box Office Box at The Charmouth Medical Practice Reception under The Royal Oak or
Reserve on 01297 560948 and pay on the door.
Bar and Raffle. All Proceeds to upkeep of the hall.