Thank you to all who supported the Famoudou Konaté workshops from 2000 through 2004. Highlights from all 4 North American tours are coming soon.
Famoudou Konaté Press Clippings
"Djembe: Drum with a Thousand Faces," Percussive Notes, the Journal of the Percussive Arts Society, Volume 31 #8 (1993). This article is perhaps the first to mention Famoudou Konaté in a North American publication.
Review of "Guinea: Malinke Rhythms and Songs" CD by Famoudou Konaté, in African Studies Quarterly (online) Volume 4 #1(2000): http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v4/v4i1a15.htm
"Rare German Radio Interviews with Famoudou Konaté," Percussive Notes, the Journal of the Percussive Arts Society, Volume 39 #6 (2001)
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