A unique collaboration of African and Gaelic music featuring
Trio Da Kali with special guests Jenna Cumming, Kim Carnie, Ross Ainslie, Dirk Powell, Seckou Keita and Cedric Watson.
Trio Da Kali take you on a musical adventure with a soulful, vibrant concert steeped in the traditional Mande culture of West Africa. These outstanding artists from Southern Mali belong to the hereditary griot tradition of musical artisans. Tonight they join forces with prestigious string quartets from different countries. Together, they present music that’s rooted in the ancient musical heritage of their griot forebears, with an inventive, contemporary edge. A captivating show that allows precious but neglected musical traditions to sing out once more.
“These virtuosic griot musicians make adventurous, soulful acoustic music that is reinvigorating Mali’s ancient traditions” **** (Guardian)