April 22, 2016 to April 24, 2016 All Day
A rare opportunity to study Balafon and traditional West African song with Famoro Dioubate, internationally acclaimed grand master of balafon.
If you ever wanted to play this magical instrument, this is once in a life time opportunity to join our group of serious and devoted students on the journey to mastery.
We welcome Famoro here on Kauai for a private and intimate workshop.
Workshop is open to dedicated students only.
Your investment of $700+ for your own instrument is a requirement.
Workshop is 3 days, 4 hours a day.
$295 for all 3 days., 23 and 24.
If you embrace music of West Africa and would like to study balafone in depth please join our group of enthusiasts.
Famoro Dioubate was born in Conakry, Guinea into a griot family. He is the grandson of El Hadj Djelli Sory Kouyate, a living legend of the Manding balafon. Famoro is a guardian of traditions dating back to the 13th century in the ancient Mandé Empire. He played in several groups across West Africa including Mory Kante‘s orchestra. In the United States he leads his band Kakande and produces a variety of West African talent.