COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

 

A DEFINITIVE MATCH FOR ALL 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 is 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 institution’s 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 request lecture/demonstrations which focus on drawing connections between Western ideas of musicianship and theory and other 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 institution’s 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.

LANGUAGE & WORLD LITERATURE

Language/Literature Departments often request introductory lecture/demonstrations dealing with African-Centered 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 institution’s concert hall. If you are interested in securing Baba for a workshop or performance Click Here and fill out our Online Booking Form.

 

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