West African guitar is identical to our European guitar apart from the technique and the repertory. We work on traditional music, near neighbour to African blues.
Mady teaches you in the West African way, a style of which Ali Farka Toure was the most important representative and who is sometimes described as African blues. The technique is based on other African string instruments such as the kora (harp) or hoddu (West African lute, also called n’goni or xalam). Step by step Mady teaches you the basic chords, rhythms, decorations (triols), solos, …
Mady Kouhaté is from Guinea-Conakry. He is the grandson of Konkoba, and has always been surrounded by the musical traditions of the Mandinka people. Like his cousin N’Faly Kouyaté, he has studied the balafon, tama and guitar. Mady has performed on stage with the mythical band Bembeya Jazz, as well as excellent contemporary groups such as Les Amazaones de Guinée, Malick Pathé Sow & Maoba or N’Faly Kouyaté & Dunyakan
Come and discover this course during the free session on Tuesday 17th of September, between 6pm and 7pm.
Collective course (8 cours/cycle)
Tuesday: 18h – 19h
Registration is required from the second course of the cycle.
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If necessary the teacher can vary the calendar in consultation with the course members.
€120,00 – €400,00