Hear free live jazz influenced by West Africa and the Middle East.
Hailing from Senegal, percussionist Amadou Diagne comes from a long family line of griots – traditional West African storytellers, singers, poets and musicians.
English musician Mark Smulian is best known as a producer and bass player. He produced Amadou Diagne’s latest album Ligéey, on which he also played several instruments including the oud, bass guitar and upright bass.
The two perform music from Ligéey.
Central Bar at Royal Festival Hall