Bristol: Senegal Meets Guinea

Saturday 10th September

The second workshop in the Sabar Family Workshop Series


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The second workshop in the series will expand to wider West Africa – Guinea, with guest teachers Coumba Mbaye (Senegal) and Salif Camara (Guinea). This workshop will teach Sabar dance to the rhythm Dagan, using ladies styling from Coumba Mbaye, taught by me, Batch Gueye. Salif Camara will then teach traditional Guinean singing and dance to Soko rhythm. Live drumming with master drummers Dembis Thioung, Baye Ngom and Souleymane Compo.

Saturday 10th September, St Werburghs Community Centre BS2 9TJ

12-12.15: Introduction: Batch Gueye

12.15-2.15: Sabar Dance and Kebatu*: Dagan Rhythm: Batch Gueye & Coumba Mbaye

2.30-4.45: Guinean Soko Dance and Singing: Salif Camara

Live Drums with Dembis Thioung, Baye Ngom, Batch Gueye, Souleymane Compo, Oumar Alex Sagna