A MODERN DAY AESOP
A contemporary touring troubadour, Baba the Storyteller displays unique talents and skills. His fluency in five languages, mastery of the ancient West African Harp, the Kora, and the depth of his understanding and knowledge of craft make him a much sought after presenter, speaker and performer.
TRULY AN ARTIST FOR ALL AUDIENCES
Whether performing as a soloist, or leading an ensemble of musicians, dancers or other artists, he offers a full range of concerts, shows and programs adaptable to most venues and events. Regardless of the focus of a gathering: holiday, wedding, assembly or festival, Baba consistently exudes professionalism and high caliber artistry. He is a favorite among museums, schools, and libraries across the country.
A COMBINATION OF WIT, HUMOR & INTELLIGENCE
Baba’s magical ability to subtlety impart relevant information while making his audience laugh uproarisly in has endeared him to a broad demographic of presenters and event planners alike.
Baba also offers assembly programs and workshops to museums, schools (primary/middle/secondary), libraries and colleges & universities. Having performed at literally thousands of venues, Baba’s interpersonal performance skills are adaptable to everything from the smaller, more intimate setting to large auditoriums and everything in between.
For many K-12 school districts Baba also hosts Teacher Workshops on merging The Art & Science of Storytelling with classroom instruction. Baba’s workshop “Teachers as Tellers” helps participants to see themselves as storytellers and employ skill sets that they may already possess.
A gifted harpist, Baba’s workshops on the Kora (ancient 21-string West African Harp) have been supported and/or funded by such organizations as the National Endowment for the Arts, The Public Corporation for the Arts, California Arts Council, The City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department and many others. Baba also offers individual and group Kora instruction.
Contact us with any questions you have regarding performances, workshops or appearances at your venue. If you are interested in securing Baba for a performance at your event, simply fill out and submit our Online Booking Form, or simply call toll free from anywhere in the U.S. to 1.866.525.4922. Thank you for visiting our site.