Kunda African Culture Music & Dance
traditional west african instrumental + drum / dance from Vancouver BC
604 352 7127
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|