The Kennedy Center

WestAfroEast



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Video 1/28/2015: Tarus Mateen and WestAfroEast

Jazz bassist and member of the Jason Moran band Mateen leads the thrilling group—Umar Mateen on drums, Radji Mateen on saxophone, Abdu Mboup on percussion, Hope Udobi plays keyboard, and Samir Moulay, guitar—in African roots music and Afro-Cuban and Malian dance grooves.

Tarus Mateen and WestAfroEast