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Abdou Mboup and Waakaw at Brooklyn Academy of Music

05/24/13 30 Lafayette Ave. Map
718-636-4100
www.bam.org Ages: All Ages
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A key developer of the mbalax style of Senegalese dance music, multi-instrumentalist Abdou Mboup is a longtime ambassador of Senegal's musical tradition. Having collaborated with the likes of Nina Simone, Harry Belafonte, Jean-Luc Ponty, and Afrika Bambaataa, Mboup, who performs with his new band Waakaw, marries jazz with a virtuosic mastery of the West African kora.

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