West African Music

Portsmouth Middle School students to participate in West African drumming workshop with Randy Armstrong and Fatoumata Diawara

On June 13th, world musician and teacher Randy Armstrong will lead a free educational workshop with Fatoumata Diawara focusing on West African drumming with students from Portsmouth Middle School as part of  West Africa Day in Portsmouth.

Randy is the co-founder of Do’a World Music Ensemble and Unu Mondo, and has performed across the globe. He is the recipient of numerous grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New England Foundation for the Arts and has led workshops for thousands of students throughout New England and the U.S. …

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