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FROM WAR DRUMS TO TAIKOPEACE

To anyone living on the West Coast, taiko is a familiar fixture at folk festivals and at college events. But what about its history, especially in North America? In this Apsara guest post, Seattle composer and musician Byron Au Yong … Continue reading

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PAPE ARMAND BOYE: ‘THE SAME WAY A FRIEND TELLS YOU THEIR STORY’

Senegalese acoustic music pioneer Pape Armand Boye connects with audiences through sincere, conscious artistry. A true “world musician,” he skillfully navigates the waters of this genre by retaining his own clear voice. In March 2009, a crowd of nine hundred … Continue reading

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