Guitar Sessions Concert: Leni Stern Trio at Berklee Performance Center

Etix uploaded this event on July 24, 2019

Where

Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA
Map
617 747 2261

When

Tue, August 13, 2019
11:30 pm

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<p><a href="http://www.lenistern.com/">Leni Stern</a> is an unstoppable force of bottomless energy.  Her long-time fans know her from a successful jazz career that saw her touring the globe on the stage of every major festival and legendary club with bands that included some of the biggest heavyweights on the scene: Dennis Chambers, Paul Motian, and Bill Frisell, to name a few. Everything changed when in 2005 Leni was first invited to perform at the Festival au Desert in Timbuktu, Mali.  It was there that she would meet Bassekou Kouyate and his wife Ami Sacko, embraced by their family and their bands, she dove headfirst into the traditions of West African guitar and later the n'goni (African banjo).  It was a natural path from jazz, a personal journey to where her playing and the genre all began, a sort of spiritual exploration coupled with devoted study and practice.</p>...

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