VOYAGERS returns to BARBES (NY)

When:
September 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
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Where:
Barbes
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
USA
Cost:
$15 Donation
Contact:
718-.965-.9177

Yoyagers will perform African traditional songs and original compositions created over 4 years of collaboration. This is their only New York appearance this year.

Banning Eyre – MFM’s AC member – joins this band on guitar.

VOYAGERS is:

Edith Lettner: Austria’s most adventurous saxophonist

Yacouba Sissoko: Malian kora maestro (with Regina Carter, Paul Simon), and new father

Banning Eyre: Acoustic African guitar

VOYAGERS. An acoustic trio featuring kora maestro Yacouba Sissoko from Mali, Austrian saxophonist Edith Lettner, and American guitarist Banning Eyre. Sissoko has collaborated with artists from classical/jazz violinist Regina Carter to Paul Simon.Lettner is a veteran collaborator with West African musicians, both in Austria and Senegal. And Eyre has a long history of forays into African guitar. Together, they make magic—music deep with tradition and alive with spontaneity.