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Cedric Watson and Sidi Toure
Phone (206) 838-4333
Price $25
Age Suitability All Ages

Cedric Watson and Sidi Toure

Wednesday, Apr 9 7:30p
Triple Door Seattle, WA

From Africa to Creole Louisiana and back again, the blues on an transcontinental journey within the francophone African diaspora. Together Cedric Watson & Sidi Touré find common ground in the blues while exploring distinct music traditions from far flung corners of the francophone African world. Using fiddle, guitar, frottoir (rub board), triangle and ngoni (the four-stringed African lute and ancestor of the banjo) this intercontinential quartet features two musicians from Africa and two from Louisiana.

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Sidi Touré
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Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Sidi Touré is somewhat well known in his native Mali as much for his family's name and royal lineage as for his music. Touré, much like fellow countryman Ali Farka Touré (though he is from Gao, not Bamako), plays an original droning kind of songhai blues....
Cedric Watson
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Cedric Watson is a Creole artist from southern Louisiana who plays the fiddle and accordion, writes his own songs, and sings them. He made his full-length solo debut in 2008 with the Grammy-nominated album Cedric Watson after establishing himself a few years earlier in collaboration with the Pine Leaf Boys and others....
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Triple Door
216 Union St.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 838-4333
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