Published March 20, 2024

The Kora, the Cello and Violins

By Martine Dennis

African Classical Music
African Classical Music
African Classical Music
African Classical Music

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In this, our 12th Episode, we showcase African classical music. TUNDE JEGEDE is a maestro who has mastered the cello and the west African kora. He explains how his training in both instruments has inspired him to produce a style of music that combines elements of both African and western classical genres resulting in a unique sound that is thrilling global audiences.

Along with some of the finest young musicians on the continent, like DAVID ETIM and VINCENT HAASTRUP, Tunde has created the NOK Orchestra which has been recently performing and recording in London. He has given AfricaHere&NOW exclusive access to some of the extraordinary tracks before they are released. You can hear them in this, the final Episode of Season 1.

For more information: www.nokorchestra.com

In this, our 12th Episode, we showcase African classical music. TUNDE JEGEDE is a maestro who has mastered the cello and the west African kora. He explains how his training in both instruments has inspired him to produce a style of music that combines elements of both African and western classical genres resulting in a unique sound that is thrilling global audiences.

Along with some of the finest young musicians on the continent, like DAVID ETIM and VINCENT HAASTRUP, Tunde has created the NOK Orchestra which has been recently performing and recording in London. He has given AfricaHere&NOW exclusive access to some of the extraordinary tracks before they are released. You can hear them in this, the final Episode of Season 1.

For more information: www.nokorchestra.com

In this, our 12th Episode, we showcase African classical music. TUNDE JEGEDE is a maestro who has mastered the cello and the west African kora. He explains how his training in both instruments has inspired him to produce a style of music that combines elements of both African and western classical genres resulting in a unique sound that is thrilling global audiences.

Along with some of the finest young musicians on the continent, like DAVID ETIM and VINCENT HAASTRUP, Tunde has created the NOK Orchestra which has been recently performing and recording in London. He has given AfricaHere&NOW exclusive access to some of the extraordinary tracks before they are released. You can hear them in this, the final Episode of Season 1.

For more information: www.nokorchestra.com

In this, our 12th Episode, we showcase African classical music. TUNDE JEGEDE is a maestro who has mastered the cello and the west African kora. He explains how his training in both instruments has inspired him to produce a style of music that combines elements of both African and western classical genres resulting in a unique sound that is thrilling global audiences.

Along with some of the finest young musicians on the continent, like DAVID ETIM and VINCENT HAASTRUP, Tunde has created the NOK Orchestra which has been recently performing and recording in London. He has given AfricaHere&NOW exclusive access to some of the extraordinary tracks before they are released. You can hear them in this, the final Episode of Season 1.

For more information: www.nokorchestra.com

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