Black Atlantic Keynote: Derek Gripper
Monday, March 25, 2019 | 12:00 pm
South African classical guitarist Derek Gripper — known for transcribing the intricate works of Malian kora master Toumani Diabaté for six-string guitar — kicks off Duke Performances’ second annual Black Atlantic festival with a keynote exploring the linkages between the musical and cultural traditions of West Africa and the Caribbean.
Monday, March 25
117 W. Main St.
Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers
Gripper will perform with his African Strings Project, featuring Congolese guitarist Jaja Bashengezi and Ugandan multi-instrumentalist Kinobe, at Motorco Music Hall on the evening of Monday, March 25. Tickets and info available