Date(s) - 09/15/2019
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Soul Force Project and The Markaz bring together world music from Palestine to West Africa with Dal’Ouna on tour in Los Angeles, California. Joining the concert are Prince Diabaté from Paris with Tumbafé offering sounds of the Guinean griot, musician storytellers of West Africa. The program includes author Sandy Tolan relating stories from his latest book, Children of the Stone: the Power of Music in a Hard Land about the life of Ramzi Aburedwan growing up as a refugee in Ramallah and how music transforms the lives of Palestinian children.
Dal’Ouna Ensemble performs a dynamic fusion of Palestinian folk, classical, jazz and world music, featuring composer, violist and buzouk player Ramzi Aburedwan and percussionist Tareq Rantisi from Palestine, oud player Ziad Ben Youssef from Tunisia, Edwin Buger from Yugoslavia on accordion and the young vocalist Oday al Khatib, product of the refugee camp Al Fawwar near Hebron.
- Prince Diabaté, Sounds of the Guinean Griot featuring percussionists Nikki Campbell and Monette Marino, and Linda Albertano on ngoni.
- Tumbafe (kora and sitar improvisations)
- Dal’Ouna Ensemble featuring Ramzi Aburedwan
- Sandy Tolan, speaker and author of Children of the Stone