Occur Goes Global - The Music of Guinea

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 6:20 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music A predominately rural, French-speaking and Muslim West African country, Guinea thrives on the strength of its musical traditions. Groove to the kora (a stringed lute-harp) and explore these five essential artists.   Mory Kanté This kora maestro and good-natured singer has been inspiring Guineans for generations. His marimba-infused hits such as “Le Guinéenne” have delighted all sorts of admirers—his works have even been adapted and remixed by DJs to much fanfare. Additionally, Kanté has shared his goodwill as... READ MORE