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Nyodema fundraiser for The Gambia

Saturday 19th November 2011 Aldwick Baptist Church Gossamer Lane, Aldwick, Bognor Regis PO21 3DD from 7pm FREE entry but you will be asked to make a donation and your seat must be booked in advance on 07974 472137 I will be singing and drumming with the Nyodema World Community Choir and the Nyodema West African […]

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Gambian kora player Sura Susso in Hove tonight!

Just found out that African Night Fever will be hosting Gambian kora player Sura Susso and his manding trio band. DATE Friday 28th October VENUE The View, Kings Way, Hove DOORS 9pm As with most kora players Sura, (Surahata), was born into a family of Gambian ‘griots’, the cultural figures in society across West Africa who carry the […]

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Alhaji Bai Konte

For now, on a humid Monday morning, what more could you want than a couple of tracks from the very wonderful Alhaji Bai Konte?

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Fighting Poverty with Music

As well as being a graphic designer for The Gambia Experience I help run the community group Nyodema based in Bognor Regis. This year’s annual festival will be another fantastic day of live music, workshops and much, much more. Headliners Planetman and The Internationalz make a welcome return having played at our first ever festival […]

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Underground Kora

From CNN, a story about a Gambian kora player entertaining commuters and travellers on the New York underground.

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