Given the vastness of the continent, the traditional music of Africa is historically ancient, rich, and diverse, with the different regions and nations of Africa having many distinct musical traditions.
Traditional music in most of the continent is passed down orally (or aurally) and is not written. In Sub-Saharan African music traditions, it also frequently relies heavily on percussion instruments of every variety, including xylophones, drums, and tone-producing instruments such as the mbira or "thumb piano."
Now in his 27th year as artistic director and conductor, David Bowden programmed and led an extraordinary concert that began with the jaunty music of a female AfricanAmerican composer, segued to the proverbial virtuoso performance by an immensely talented young pianist and ...
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On August 22, RDL +, one of the Bay Area’s most prolific bands, will simultaneously release five CDs of music recorded during their four year-long residency at Oakland’s StudioGrand... RDL+ also tapped the talents of non-musical artists, such as theatrical director Mara Lockowandt and actor/director Rebecca Martin.
Global music powerhouse and Afro-music tastemaker Trace has revealed the nominees for the first ever Trace Awards in Africa, a live event & global TV spectacular that celebrates the creativity, talent and influence of African and Afro-inspired music and artists ... It will be an unmissable experience for lovers of African and Afro-inspired music.”.
This young population continues to grow rapidly while African talent across both spheres of music and sports is booming in abundance ... With such a vast pool of particularly young sport and musical talent to be found on the African continent, it’s clear that investment in their ...
This year’s event will feature an unprecedented global line-up of powerhouse talents and influencers while celebrating the ingenuity of African and Afrobeats artists. The Headies is the most credible pan-African music award event ... rewarded, recognized, and celebrated the greatest in Afrobeats, African music, and culture,.