Mandinka beats, the sounds of the Kora and guitar have been flying around the studios today at Raw Material. Crosstrax fusion project is underway and the first tracks are being recorded.
CROSSTRAX started off today with a fusion of West African, Southern French, London UK and New Orleans US vibes. Virtuoso musicians Sura Susso from Gambia on kora, virtuoso guitarist Bernard Margarit from France, master percussionist Pam G from Gambia, MC Tony Wilson from New Orleans with full backing band from Raw Material’s in house crew […]
Raw Material’s cultural and performance tour was the highlight so far of my 2015 artistic experience. Having the opportunity to introduce the crew to the sights and sounds of New Orleans, the city I call home, was an honor. Raw Material brought a young vibrant crew of emcees/singers who not only boasted infectious, youthful energy […]
Studio rehearsals with the visiting French musicians Bernard and Tanya Margarit, in preparation for the international Carcassonne festival.