Makane Kouyate & Guests - Music from West Africa
Born into a Griot family in Segou, Mali, West Africa, Makane Kouyate has been playing the drums since he was five years old. As a young man, Makane worked for several years with Ballet National of Mali, and at 14 began traveling and performing throughout West Africa as lead drummer with the group Super Biton. He has performed with artists such as Selif Keita, singer and guitarist, Habib Koite'and Sadjo Kouyate,' Mamadou Diabate ensemble, Manding Jata, Sidiki Conde'dance company, and with his brother, the renown balafone player Balla Kouyate. Makane currently resides in New York and performs across the country at numerous clubs and festivals.
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A Christian Mcbride Situation at Blue Note
Through Sep 22 Tue | 6PM - 9:45PM
Six-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a ...
Artists' Table @ The Watermill Center at The Watermill Center
Sun | 12PM – 2:30 PM
Artists' Table includes a farm-to-table meal prepared by local chef and restaurateur Jason Weiner and features an intimate presentation by our Artists-in-Residence. Chef Jason Weiner boasts extensive...
Kosher Style' Album Launch with Michael Winograd & The Honorable Mentshn at Littlefield
Sun | 7PM – 11:30 PM
Winograd is not a dabbler. He isn't an aspiring 12-tone composer who can play some klezmer. He isn't a punk-rocker looking for a new angle on approaching his songwriting. He IS a klezmer. He knows kle...