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Roots & Griots at The Jago

Roots & Griots at The Jago

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440 Kingsland Road

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The Jago presents: Roots and Griots. African music in London. Morocco ft. Burkina Faso, both bands will be supported by Gnawa London.

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Simo Lagnawi, the Ambassador of Gnawa Culture in Uk & charismatic creator , leader of Gnawa Blues All Stars, Simo, has been BBC Proms BBC World service ,CNN World BBC 3, Vox Africa & Other serveses radios & Magazines around the world & performed at a host of festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Latitude and Boom Town.

Playing traditional Gnawa (sacred trance music from Africa Morocco) and age.

Gnawa with his bands Electric Jalaba, Gnawa Griot, and Gnawa Blues Allstars, Simo continuously pushes new boundaries fusing Gnawa with music from countries such as Gambia, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Guinea, Mali, India, Japan, Venezuela and the Caribbean. Look out for special guest musicians playing with the band!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJRtcw1ZiUY

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lYqUZB9as30

Beoogo Yinga

Beoogo Yinga from the first Language "Moore" of the capital of Burkina Faso " Ouagadougou" means "The Future of Tomorrow" The band was Organized in 2007 by Alai Sanfo, followed by his band members Alain Rouamba, Paolo Forcellati, Narcisse Youth & Moussa Dembele. Beoogo Yinga has an authentic and unique style of African rhythms that follow the tradition of Bambara music in Burkina Faso but the creating their own arrangement of the rhythms.

The beauty of Beoogo Yinga is that it's formed by parliament musicians that are skilled to play different Africans instrument like

Balafon, Kamalen Ngoni, Kora, Bara, Flute, Djembe & DounDouns, and provide an amazing experience and outstanding groove of the music.

Beoogo Yinga performed in very famous venues around London like Royal Albert Hall, Hootananny, Passing Clouds, The Ritzy, Lock

17, Medusa, and also at the SOAS University, Lambeth Festival, other events around the world.

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440 Kingsland Road

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