COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

A DEFINITE MATCH FOR CAMPUS PROGRAMMING

Baba has presented on numerous campuses throughout the country. His university presentations typically include a classroom lecture/demonstration and an additional component of a music/storytelling performance.

FOlKLORE & ORAL HISTORY

The focus of these campus presentations are tailored to the sponsoring department. For example:
Ethnomusicology Departments receive in depth lectures/demonstrations on the ancient tradition of Jaliyaa, the musicianship involved, the craftsmanship of weaving words and music together, history, introduction to traditions, etc. These lecture demonstrations usually end with a performance in the institutions concert hall. If you are interested in securing Baba for a workshop or performance Click Here and fill out our Online Booking Form.

LANGUAGE & WORLD LITERATURE

Language/Literature Departments often request introductions to epics, mythology, poetry, aphorisms and proverbs. Baba delves deeply into each of these areas to expose students and staff to the beauty and grandeur of cultures which they may rarely come into contact with. Music is also demonstrated to be an integral part of Africa’s orature. These lecture demonstrations usually end with a performance in the institutions concert hall. If you are interested in securing Baba for a workshop or performance Click Here and fill out our Online Booking Form.

WORLD MUSIC

Music Departments generally focus on musicianship and theory. Many of the principles and theories associated with music that are attributed to Pythagoras can be shown to predate him and have been articulated upon, globally, by different cultures of the world. The griot, jail, or bard in West African Culture is examined for the role of his/her music plays in structuring the society. These lecture demonstrations usually end with a performance in the institutions concert hall. If you are interested in securing Baba for a workshop or performance Click Here and fill out our Online Booking Form.

CONTACT BABA 

In order to sufficiently meet your needs, it is suggested that each institution contact with details of their program. You may begin the process of securing Baba to present at your school by filling out our Online Booking Form. Once you have filled out this form, someone will be in touch with you promptly.

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