The Art of the Kora: Derek Gripper & Ballake Sissoko

30mar5:30 pmThe Art of the Kora: Derek Gripper & Ballake SissokoSavannah Music Festival

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Malian virtuoso Ballaké Sissoko is considered one of the greatest touring kora players. He joins Derek Gripper, a renowned South African guitarist, whose love of the kora set him to transcribing and recording some of its greatest works. In this collaboration, Sissoko and Gripper explore the ancient musical traditions of the griots of Mali.


(Saturday) 5:30 pm


Trustees' Garden

10 E Broad Street


Savannah Music Festival Savannah

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