Kunda African Culture Music & Dance
traditional west african instrumental + drum / dance from Vancouver BC
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Fronted by djeliba (traditional entertainer, musician, and keeper of tribal history) and djembefola (master drummer) Kocassale Dioubate, from West Africa's Mandingo tribe, Kunda is a group of multicultural musicians and dancers from various regions of Africa, as well as Canada, who specialize in traditional African music and dance.
Kunda's presentations are colorful and high-energy, combining explosive percussion, tribal dances, exotic costumes, joyful melodies, soul-full instrumental peices, and great vocals.. Both audio & visual, Kunda's shows transport their audiences to distant lands...
Kunda offers irresistibly danceable festival performances and community shows, as well as children's entertainment, school shows, & workshops.
|Sasha Belle||percussion (doundouns, gourd, djembe, sencero, clave, sese), dance|
|Kurai Mubaiwa||mbira, marimba, oshos, vocals|
|Toto Berriel||percussion (congas, shekere), vocals|
|Mohamed Andre Duranteau||dance, vocals, percussion (sese, doundouns)|
|Kocassale Dioubate||FOUNDER & COMPOSER; lead vocals, balafon, ngoni, kora, bolon, flute, gongoma, harmonica, percussion (djembe, kpanlogos, kirin), dance||2009-present|