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21 Nov 2016

Dogon Lights “The Dogon Lights” 2016 US Afro/Fusion/Dub/World

Dogon Lights  “The Dogon Lights” 2016 US Afro/Fusion/Dub/World
in soundcloud….
The Dogon Lights combine a blend of styles that is fresh and instantly recognizable. A blend of languages ( English, French, Wolof, Bambara etc) and instruments such as the Sintir and Guimbri from Morocco, the Kamale Ngoni, (similar to the Kora) from Mali and Burkina Faso, Calabash and Djembe of West Africa, with Electric Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer and Drums. The word, “Dogon” comes from the Dogon people of Mali who believe they are from “the dog star” or Sirius. The Dogon Lights have opened up for grammy winning artists Tinariwen from Mali as well as Bombino from Niger. Members have Performed with Bassnectar, Beats Antique, Rising Appalachia, The Mickey Hart Band, Hamsa Lila, Dirtwire and many others…….. 

Vir McCoy ( Hamsa Lila, Mickey Hart,) plays the camel skinned Sintir (a traditional instrument of the Gnawa of Morocco) and the goat skinned gimbri (traditional Moroccan Berber and arabic instrument), Djeli-ngoni (Malian lute) as well as Electric Bass and Guitar. 

Evan Fraser (Hamsa Lila, Dirtwire, Stellamara) plays Kamale Ngoni, Kalimba, Illimba, Berimbau, Calabash, Zabumba, Ney, Jaw Harp, Slide Guitar, Synthesizer and just about everything else you could imagine. 

Bongo Sidibe is a native of Guinea, and a master Djembe drummer. A well known San Francisco teacher and performer Bongo adds his rhythmic fire to the mix. Bongo adds his vocals for traditional and original songs. 

Gary Norris is a bay area native and ads his funky Hip Hop drumming to the mix. 

Ashel Seazuns Mc, rapper and vocalist, Ashel has toured with Bassnectar and created amazing music with Earth Amplified. 

25th Street Song 03:03 
First Friday 05:09 
Procession Of The Sun 03:57 
Blood Moon 04:10 
Playa 03:14 
African Eagle 04:52 
Water Song 03:23 
Brain Blues 07:30 

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