Thursday, December 10, 2009
[Wadabo_updates] New Dance/Drum Classes in Providence/RI
Starting this weekend, there will be new drumming and dance classes at the Yogaloft in Warren, RI (just outside Providence).
1 - 2 PM : Malian drum class : (issa)
2 - 3 PM : Malian dance class: (seydou)
16 Cutler st, Suite 106
Also, check out Issa's latest album, Foliba.
'Foliba' is the long-awaited solo debut of Master Djembe Drummer Issa Coulibaly. 'Foliba' is a collection of lively and joyful takes on traditional West African songs. Each song ('foli'in Bambara, Coulibaly's native language) features Coulibaly's original arrangements for voice, flute, djembe, ballafon, djun djun and guitar.This CD features a superb supporting line-up of Mali's finest musicians, many of whom were his band mates before Coulibaly came to the US.