Discover the Magic of the West African Kora at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) presents musician Sean Gaskell’s West African kora performance, May 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The West African kora is a 21 string harp native to the Mandinka people of Africa. It dates back 300 years and Gaskell studied with master kora players Malamini Jobarteh and Moriba Kuyateh from the Gambia over the course of multiple visits. “I’m excited to share the history and culture of the kora to the Rochester Hills Public Library,” said … [Read more...]