Center for World Music - Music from Mali: Cheick Hamala Diabate
Grammy-award nominee Cheick Hamala Diabaté is recognized as one of the world's masters of the Ngoni, a Malian traditional instrument. He is a West African historian in the Griot tradition. A sought-after performer, lecturer, storyteller and choreographer throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and North America Cheick Hamala has performed at venues such as the Smithsonian Institution and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Sponsored by: Center for African Studies, Center for Advanced Study, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, European Union Center, Robert E. Brown Center for World Music, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.