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Music, Hear This Senegalese Sound

Senegalese Sound

If you were an alien charged with reporting on the complexities of recent human history, you could do a lot worse than researching Orchestra Baobab. The Senegalese group, named for the Dakar nightclub that was its first host in 1970,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Out of West Africa

Out of West Africa

The vibrant port city of Dakar has inspired some of the world's most gifted black musicians, from popular Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour to American jazz legend John Coltrane. In 1970, an 11-piece group of vocalists, percussionists, string players, and a…
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