Ewe Master Drummer from Togo, Jordan Benissan, and his band Sankofa perform traditional West African music on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:00 pm. Benissan has taught and performed for all levels, including an opening show for the West African drummer Babatunde Olatunji, a performance for a national NAACP Conference, and performances for the Mayo Clinic’s Multicultural Program. He has performed traditional African drumming and Highlife music with master drummer Obo Addy at Colby College, and with the Portland Symphony Orchestra.
Join us for an auditory trip to Togo as part of our One World, Many Stories celebration! We’ll be outside in the amphitheater weather permitting. If necessary, we’ll move to the Unitarian Universalist Church next door.