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Griots Of Gotham

African Band from New York, NY - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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$900 - $4800 per event
Willy CRuz is invited by Discovery Communications tp produce the music for their Premier Party for Josh Bernsteins " Africa" on Discovery Channel. The Premier Party was hosted by Discovery Channel at The LOft inn NYC this past August , 08. Willy produced the enetrtainment along with Dahoue Mamadou and his Ancestral Dance co. as they performed Masked Dance of Ivory Coast , West Africa for the guests and President od Discovery Channel and for JOsh Bernstein..
Here are some words from their Global Events Director on our show:

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Hi Willy,

Thank you again for all of your help with our Josh Bernstein event last week. Mamadou and the drummers were amazing and really made a positive impact on the evening. ""


Best regards,
Betsy

Betsy Clawson
Manager, Global Events
Corporate Affairs and Communications
Discovery Communications
One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910


The Griots of Gotham perform on both Traditional West African Instruments such as KORA, BALAFON, TAMBIN, DJEMBE, NGONI and conversely Modern Guitars, Bass, Keyboards and Drums. Depending upon what type of music you are looking to book. Griots of Gotham specialize in Traditional West African Music as heard in the sound clips on the Press Kit and a very danceable , fun music called Zoukous.

The traditional West African music will set a beautiful atmosphere to any Special Occasion, albeit Wedding Function, Cocktail Event, Naming Ceremony, Baptismal and even a relatives Funeral.

Conversely if you are looking for real High Energy sounds of Zoukous ( in the music clip) The group can make a quick change of instruments and get your party going African style.


For more info and booking please contact our agent:
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Great Group, Very Professional and Excellent Musicians!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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The group was very professional and performed extremely well to the delight of all my guests. Will definitely recommend Griots of Gotham to anyone in need of a Musical band. Osa.

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2008
Dec
27
Birthday Party (Adult)
Pound Ridge, NY
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2008
May
9
Fundraiser
New York, NY
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Griots Of Gotham will also travel to Brooklyn, Hoboken, Jersey City, Long Island City, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, North Bergen, West New York, Bayonne, Kearny, Secaucus, Staten Island, Cliffside Park, Fairview, Jamaica, Bronx, Edgewater, Harrison, Newark, North Arlington, Ridgefield, Fort Lee, Little Ferry, Lyndhurst, Moonachie, Palisades Park, Ridgewood, Belleville, Carlstadt.
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