Tuesday, July 24, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] Classes w/ Bada Seck & Group Saloum show Friday

Dear African Dance & Drum Community,

the legendary sabar drummer for Baaba Maal,

will be teaching two sabar drum workshops THIS WEEK

at the MIT world music room ( 265 mass ave, cambridge). 
classes are $15 each

7/26  THURSDAY 8-9:30pm (after lamine's dance class)
7/27  FRIDAY 6:30-8 (before group saloum plays at the Lizard Lounge- below)

Bada is one of the founding members of Baaba Maal's band, and a leading sabar percussionist from his generation.  He has been on an extended stay in the U.S. teaching classes in California, but will be returning to Senegal soon. Don't miss this rare opportunity to study w/ Bada Seck!


FRIDAY, JULY 27th, starts 9:30 pm
at The Lizard Lounge
1667 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
between Harvard & Porter Squares, $10 cover

Group Saloum is: Lamine Toure (sabar and lead vocals), Paa Seck
(sabar), Moha Seck (sabar), Michael Lewis (drums), Raja Kassis (lead guitar),
Akili Jamal Haynes (trumpet, percussion and backing vocals), Walid
Zairi (bass), Ben Ricker (keyboards), Kimani Lumsden (percussion), Josiah
Woodson (trumpet, flute and guitar), Iginaijah Maxwell (backing vocals),
John Vanderpool (sax) and Sarah Privler (trombone).

For more info, visit www.laminetoure.com
or www.myspace.com/groupsaloum


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