Kokanko Sata Doumbia


April 10, 2014

...focus on religious and spiritual influences in Kokanko's repertoire

On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the Dance Program and Cradle of Jazz Project will present Malian/Wasulu vocalist, percussionist, and kamele ngoni player Kokanko Sata Doumbia, and Dogon scholar, Assigué Dolo, for a one-day residency in conjunction with Dance and Religion in Asia and Africa, and the Dance Program's Backstage Series. The residency will include a public demonstration with Q&A in the Ark on East during period 3 (11:45am-1:00pm).  During period 4 (1:25pm-2:40pm), Room 240 Freidl, Kokanko and Assigué's discussion with DAN 367 will focus on religious and spiritual influences in Kokanko's repertoire, and about the role of dance in several Dogon religious practices. This event is co-sponsored by the Dean's Fund and the Baldwin Scholars.