Duke Performances Presents: Black Atlantic Keynote Derek Gripper

Duke Performances Presents: Black Atlantic Keynote Derek Gripper

Free Pie Pushers Pizza

Mon, March 25, 2019

12:00 pm

The Pinhook

Durham, NC

Free

This event is all ages

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Derek Gripper
Derek Gripper
South African classical guitarist Derek Gripper — known for transcribing the intricate works of Malian kora master Toumani Diabaté for six-string guitar — kicks off Duke Performances’ second annual Black Atlantic festival with a keynote exploring the linkages between the musical and cultural traditions of West Africa and the Caribbean.

Monday, March 25
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers

Gripper will perform with his African Strings Project, featuring Congolese guitarist Jaja Bashengezi and Ugandan multi-instrumentalist Kinobe, at Motorco Music Hall on the evening of Monday, March 25.
Free Pie Pushers Pizza
While Supplies Last
Venue Information:
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Durham, NC, 27701
http://thepinhook.com/