Category: Artist Features
Balla Kouyaté might be the only person in the world who can trace his musical heritage back to a 13th-century ancestor. Now, this master of the balafon demonstrates the ancient instrument and its construction.
What’s the connection between J.S. Bach and John Coltrane? And what if these composers were to meet? The evening-length work “Passion for Bach and Coltrane” explores these questions. Here, the creators of “Passion” tell us how.
When musicians Bahaa Al-Ansari and Paweł Kuz´ma met at a party, they discovered they shared a love for free improvisation. Now, their group Cairo Impro brings avant-garde improvisation to eager audiences in Cairo.