Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits

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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits

Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits Fatoumata Diawara

Oliver Mtukudzi and The Black Spirits, a revolutionary music group originating in Zimbabwe, have been performing since 1979. Mtukudzi’s organic, savvy mix of traditional ways, pan-African influences, and cosmopolitan pop forms became widely known as Tuku Music.Mtukudzi’s deep and courageous voice solidifies the band, while most of their writing and performances act as a declaration against hatred and violence.

Born in the Ivory Coast, but raised in Mali, Fatoumata Diawara (aka Fatou) has created music that has become an inspiration to people around the world. In 2011, Fatou released her self-titled debut album, on which she composed and arranged all the titles, as well as played guitar, percussion, bass and sang lead and harmony vocals. It was deemed by the British based The Sunday Times as the #1 world music album of 2011.

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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits
Event Category: Live Music
When: July 21, 2013
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: Central Park
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Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/HCPNy2xQuLDS0


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