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African Trio

African Trio

Master Drummer Fara Tolno, performs with Sekou Camara and  Moussa Bangoura from Guinea, West Africa.  Living in the United States for the past 15 years, Fara has shared his powerful presence as a performer and teacher in communities across the country. He is the first among his peers to earn an MFA in Dance, aiming to increase the professional recognition of African Dance in the United States. In addition to developing an extensive repertoire for his company Kissidugu Drum and Dance Theatre, he has most recently been invited to choreograph for Odigbo Adama in New Mexico, and Koumankele African Dance and Drum Ensemble in Texas. His artistic works explores the complexities, influences, and impact of West African music and dance in the United States, integrating traditional and modern aesthetics.  Fara has performed with many of the world’s premier musicians including Mamady Keita, Burning Spear, Neil Young, Sekouba Bambino, Otis Taylor, Joe Cocker, Youssou N’Dour, Salif Keita Habibe Koite, B.B. King, Oumou Sangare, and many more…

Musical Styles

New Age, World.

Scheduled Performances

    No performances scheduled in the near future.

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