SECKOU KEITA SKQ (Senegal)20/02/2009 - 08/03/2009
Albany Town Hall 20 February 2009
Perth International Arts Festival 24-25 February 2009
WOMADelaide 6-8 March 2009
Hailed as "the Hendrix of the kora", Seckou Keita is a shining advocate of the less-known, rhythmically rocking kora repertoire from southern Senegal. Innovative twists of improvisation on the 21-string West African harp distinguish Keita’s sound - an eclecticism reflected in his quintet, whose members hail from Senegal, Italy, Egypt and The Gambia. www.seckoukeita.com
With support from the Arts Council England and the British Council New Zealand.