31 Oct 2020

Worlds of Music episode 203 featuring guitarist Derek Gripper & cellist Mike Block

From Worlds of Music, 2:00 pm on 31 October 2020
Guitarist Derek Gripper & Cellist Mike Block - Sat Morning in Boston

Guitarist Derek Gripper & Cellist Mike Block - Sat Morning in Boston Photo: Supplied

 

Episode 203 features an interview with South African guitarist Derek Gripper who has established as reputation for performing the compositions of Malian Kora player like Toumani Diabates on nylon strung Classical guitar.  Gripper and American cellist Mike Block have just collaborated on a new album called Saturday Morning in Boston performing a mix of songs by African singers including Salif Keita, Fanta Sacko and Baaba Maal as well as compositions by Derek Gripper. Songlines Magazine have described Gripper’s work as ”a staggering achievement”. Mike Block has been hailed by the acclaimed cellist Yo Yo Ma  as the "ideal musician of the 21st-Century."  ... 

 

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