Monday, June 15, 2009
THE BEAT OF WEST AFRICA ALIVE IN NEW ORLEANS
Friday, June 19 and
Saturday, June 20, 2009
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. - N.O.
Ensemble Fatien and Ivoire Spectacle wish to thank all of their friends who helped them have such a wonderful festival season in New Orleans, especially French Quarter Festival and Jazz Fest. Ensemble Fatien has been chosen to join the roster of Threadhead Records and will be headed to the studio soon to record their debut CD.
(Pictured: Sunpie Barnes and Seguenon Koné)
Seguenon Koné from West Africa, says, “We will present two very special shows called The Beat of West Africa Alive in New Orleans, featuring Seguenon Koné, Ensemble Fatien (musicians Sunpie, Dr. Michael White, Jason Marsalis, Mark Stone, Rex Gregory, Maggie, Cabou Cissoko, Michael Skinkus & Matt), and Ivoire Spectacle (dancers Mikeall Hawkins, Rodrina Rouege & Seneca). These will be the first joint performances by these great musicians, electrifying dancers and amazing drummers.”
To support the recording project and the efforts of this organization, visit Threadhead Records at www.threadheadrecords.com.