David Jones Curates: Drums, Kora, Guitar

A meeting of West African heritage and global improvisation, David, Amadou and Luke perform together for the first time tonight.

Amadou Suso is a master of the kora, a traditional West African stringed instrument, and is also a direct descendent of the world’s first kora player, Koriang Musa Suso. As a music maker, or ‘jali’ by birthright, Amadou embodies the griot traditions of the Mandinka of West Africa. Known widely as the ‘Jimi Hendrix of the kora’, Amadou fulfils his ancestral duties to share the culture of his people through an intoxicating contemporary mastery of the African harp.

Luke Koszański’s music is shaped by his father’s blues and rock music, and the diverse international artists he has played with from Ethiopia, Gambia, West Papua and India. Both Luke and Amadou were members of The Senegambian Jazz band, whose debut album won Best Global Act for The Age Music Awards. 

David Jones – drums / percussion
Amadou Suso – kora, vocals
Luke Koszański – guitar 

Doors Open 17 Sep 2019 8:00 pm
Music Starts 17 Sep 2019 8:30 pm
Online sales end (Unsold tickets available at door) 17 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
Ticket Price $30 or $20 concession

Contact Info

27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9080 4398

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