Occur Goes Global - The Music of Chad

Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 4:47 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Chad is a land-locked country in Africa that has absorbed and adopted a prism of cultural influences. The population is predominately Sunni Muslim, with pockets of Christianity and animism contributing to the soul of their music. Drums, lutes and vocal manipulations - in Arabic, French and English, as well as a multitude of indigenous dialects - paint the canvas of Chad's arts. These five musical entities are especially crucial to the spread of Chadian sounds.     Clement... READ MORE