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Tunde Jegede Nomad Tour at Dimbola

Sunday 17 7.00pmJune


Dimbola Museums and Galleries

Terrace Lane
Freshwater Bay
PO40 9QE

01983 756 814

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Tunde Jegede Nomad Tour at Dimbola


Tunde sunara event 17th june

Tunde Jegede, pioneering composer and multi-instrumentalist, is back with his NOMAD tour, performing at Dimbola on Sunday 17th June.

Tunde Jegede is one of the worlds's foremost kora players and a cellist who performs his distinct and original compositions. A renaissance man who bridges African and European musical traditions. He is also a world-reowned producer and songwriter who brings a new vision to contemporary African and Western music and his work is a unique synthesis of classical, jazz and traditional music. In this unique solo concert listeners are taken on a journey to the heart of Malian griot culture bringing Tunde's sound worlds and rich musical legacies to life. With re-imagined cinematic imagery of ancient Africa, it is a meditative musical experience that touches on the very essence of our being. Tunde Jegede's music is at once an intimate and personal reflection a cultural expression that transcends boundaries.

This a special event with a film screening by Sunara Begam at 7pm about the legendary Sri Lankan photographer Dunstan Pereira, who will coming down specially, exhibiting some of his breath-taking images of that country in a pop up show, exclusive to Dimbola only.(for more info see event: Transcending Borders) Tunde will then be performing after this at 9pm

Tickets are £6 (£5 Concessions) and can be purchased at Dimbola or by phoning us on 01983 756814 and paying by card over the phone.