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Sankofa Strings, African-American String Band

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Lisset Parting's insight:

Sankofa Strings draws upon the string and vocal traditions of the Americas, Africa and Europe: string band standards, blues, hokum tunes and anonymous folk songs slide next to new interpretations of Afro-Pop, sea shanties and Celtic ballads.

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Suzi Claxton's curator insight, August 27, 2013 8:29 AM

In the spirit of independent, community-based music comes Sankofa Strings, a trio of African American artists in love with self-made music.  Armed with fiddles and ‘jos, bones and drums, Sankofa Strings is taking that “Old Time” sound and using it to bring the people together again. Young and old love this music-it is deep in our collective memory.  Come back, and let’s go forward together

Roxane Luepkeev's curator insight, August 27, 2013 8:31 AM

In the spirit of independent, community-based music comes Sankofa Strings, a trio of African American artists in love with self-made music.  Armed with fiddles and ‘jos, bones and drums, Sankofa Strings is taking that “Old Time” sound and using it to bring the people together again. Young and old love this music-it is deep in our collective memory.  Come back, and let’s go forward together

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Sankofa Strings, African-American String Band

Sankofa Strings, African-American String Band | sankofa strings | Scoop.it
The Website for Sankofa Strings, African American String Band
Lisset Parting's insight:

Sankofa Strings draws upon the string and vocal traditions of the Americas, Africa and Europe: string band standards, blues, hokum tunes and anonymous folk songs slide next to new interpretations of Afro-Pop, sea shanties and Celtic ballads.

more...
Suzi Claxton's curator insight, August 27, 2013 8:33 AM

In the spirit of independent, community-based music comes Sankofa Strings, a trio of African American artists in love with self-made music.  Armed with fiddles and ‘jos, bones and drums, Sankofa Strings is taking that “Old Time” sound and using it to bring the people together again. Young and old love this music-it is deep in our collective memory.  Come back, and let’s go forward together