We had a wonderful African Culture Class: Music, Drumming, Song and Dance of the Malinke of Guinea, focusing on the piece of music, Wadaba. Just like an African village! Thank you to all participants who tried a lot of new things and had fun doing it.
Coming up this weekend!
Friday May 1
Sayon & Landaya in Concert… with plenty of room to dance if you need to.
Barrett Hall, South Strafford VT.
Saturday May 2
Special Saturday West African Drum Mini Workshop/Class with Sayon in White River Junction VT!
We’ll learn to play one of the songs Sayon and Landaya performed at the Friday night concert!
4:00 – 6:00 pm
St Pauls Episcopal Church
Sayon and Landaya return to Autumn Moondance Festival by popular demand! Center of the festival on Main Street in Windsor VT! This Friday October 10th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Time to dance!
that’s in less than three hours… and there’s a great Arts Fest going on there all day Saturday and Sunday!
Come listen, come dance! Free concert!
Finally! Sayon plays on his own turf! You’ve been asking and
here it is! Guaranteed to be an authentic, irresistibly joyous
West African music performance. You’ll be soaring for days.
For all ages. Dancing encouraged. Main Street Museum,
58 Bridge Street, White River Junction, VT… 7:30 pm.
Come One, Come All
This promises to be a very unique evening with superb West African music! Show starts at 8pm.
True Brew Barista, 3 Bicentennial Square, Concord NH
This covers a lot of area. For you central, western and Montpelier/Burlington area VT folks, we’ll be close by and for you Boston folks that have missed Sayon, Nashua NH is just a hop, skip and a jump!
Here’s the lineup:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, September, 19, 20, 21, 2012
New Hampshire Jazz Series Performances
Sayon Camara and Landaya
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Blackstone’s at The Margate, Laconia NH
Thursday, September 20
Brandon Music, Brandon VT
Friday, September 21
Studio 99, Nashua NH
Sayon Camara by Glenn Lawton
Join Guinean musician and performer Sayon Camara, along with NH’s Landaya, for a lively evening of traditional West African music, on Sunday May 27, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Rey Center, in Waterville Valley.
On Monday November 14th, Sayon will appear as the guest artist with Landaya, a west African ensemble that plays traditional music from his homeland as part of Plymouth State University’s International Week in Plymouth NH. Performance is at 11:30 am – lunchtime.
This week Sayon will be playing in Laconia NH. Two weeks from now on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, catch him at the Keene Music Festival, Gaia Roots Dance Party in Northhampton MA and on Sunday at the Hopkinton State Fair.
Go to the Calendar page for dates, days, times and locations.
And stay tuned for a special, one time only this year, double header workshop coming up at the end of September in Concord NH!