Sean Gaskell in Concert on the Plaza

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover AL

Jan 03
Sean Gaskell in Concert on the Plaza

Sean Gaskell plays the kora, a 21-string harp-like instrument from West Africa.

Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the kora, a 21 string harp that he learned how to play throughout the course of multiple visits to its homeland in Gambia, West Africa. The music is traditionally played by oral and musical historians known as Griots (Gree-ohs). The kora is a very melodic and seemingly peaceful instrument, which is contrary to its musical repertoire. Many songs tell ancient stories of war and hardship, while others praise people of high political status and those who

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  • Jan 3, 2019 at 07:00 pm (Thu)
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