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    Group Saloum

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    February 25, 2012

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    Group Saloum

    Founded by world-renowned griot percussionist Lamine Touré, Afro-pop band Group Saloum fuses Senegalese mbalax with elements of jazz, funk, reggae, and Afrobeat. Since Fall 2002, Lamine Touré has been serving as Artist-in-Residence at MIT, where he directs the Senegalese drumming ensemble Rambax. At Wellesley College, Lamine Touré will present a drumming workshop, open to all at 4:00 pm, then give an evening performance...

    Founded by world-renowned griot percussionist Lamine Touré, Afro-pop band Group Saloum fuses Senegalese mbalax with elements of jazz, funk, reggae, and Afrobeat. Since Fall 2002, Lamine Touré has been serving as Artist-in-Residence at MIT, where he directs the Senegalese drumming ensemble Rambax. At Wellesley College, Lamine Touré will present a drumming workshop, open to all at 4:00 pm, then give an evening performance with Group Saloum.


    Jewett Auditorium

    106 Central Street
    Wellesley, MA 02109

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    8:00 PM


    Phone: 7812832373


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