Sunday 19 August 2018
Time: 9pm - midnight
ID: Not Required
Rootmaster presents BOUBACAR KAFANDO, a virtuoso of the N’goni and the Kora, singer songwriter and composer. Leader of the great Zaama Nooma Band.
Born in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Boubacar’s family comes from the Moosi’s ethnic group whose culture is based on oral traditions using folk-tales and proverbs to pass on wisdom and experience to younger generations.
Having toured the world with Maninka orhestra like Bankadi Live and Faso Music, he set up Zaama Nooma Band in 2010, fusing rock, blues, jazz, funk and afro-beat with his traditional styles.
Based in Paris, and having performed all over the world including the legendary SHRINE in Harlem, New York, the band are looking forward to a return to Hootananny.