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Singer Salif Keita (uncredited)

VSA presents Salif Keita at The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

Known as the "Golden Voice of Africa," Mali's Salif Keita is an internationally recognized afro-pop singer-songwriter. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival.

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2010 International VSA Festival: Salif Keita

NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.

Venue: The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st Street, NW
Date:     Friday, June 11, at 7:31 p.m.

Known as the "Golden Voice of Africa," Mali's Salif Keita, who has albinism, is an internationally recognized afro-pop singer-songwriter who successfully blends traditional West African music styles with Arabic, French, and Spanish traditions. His meaningful influence reaches western pop and rock, including Pink Floyd and many others. The instrumentation that accompanies his singing combines the guitar, organ, and saxophone with traditional African instruments such as the kora, balafon, and djembe.
 
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