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John Hughes, Kora (West African Harp)

Harp | World Music Singer | Acoustic Guitar | See All ▶

From Boston, MA

Will travel 500 miles from Boston

$250 - $2500 per event
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The kora is a traditional harp of the Mandeng people of West Africa. Their ancestral homeland included what is now Mali, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea and Burkina Faso. With it's 22 strings, the kora is, arguably, the most complex stringed instrument from the continent of Africa and has a been in existence for nearly a thousand years. In traditional Mandeng society, it was played exclusively by c ... Read More ▶
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