When:
July 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-07-10T18:30:00-07:00
2019-07-10T19:30:00-07:00
Where:
Bethany Library Annex
4888 NW Bethany Blvd Suite K-2
Portland, OR 97229
USA
Contact:
Cedar Mill Community Library
503-644-0043 x114

Sean Gaskell plays the West African Kora, a beautiful 21-stringed instrument that is native to the Mande peoples who live within the countries of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea Bissau. The music is traditionally played by oral and musical historians known as Griots (Gree-ohs). While the Kora is only 300 years old, some commonly played songs can be traced back 800 years to the Mande empires’ founding. This performance will appeal to all ages.