The Kennedy Center

Salt Peanuts


Salt Peanuts is the Kyrgyz Republic's leading jazz band.

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Video 9/10/2016: Salt Peanuts

The Kyrgyz Republic’s leading jazz band, Salt Peanuts, performs as part of the 25th anniversary of the former Soviet Republic’s independence. In addition to playing traditional Kyrgyz instruments, the band will incorporate a manaschi, who will recite parts from the Kyrgyz Epic "Manas".

Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the U.S.A. & Canada.

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