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artist: Artists Doudou Ndiaye Rose

  • blog September 8, 2015

    Doudou N’Diaye Rose and Vieux Sing Faye: Honoring Two Musical Giants of Senegal

    Brendan Kibbee is a PhD student in ethnomusicology at the CUNY Graduate Center. His current research deals with the performance styles and politics of women, youths, and members of Sufi organizations in Dakar’s historical Médina neighborhood. Kibbee began learning sabar … Read more »

  • blog August 20, 2015

    Remembering Doudou N’diaye Rose, 1930-2015

    Renowned Senegalese percussionist and bandleader Doudou N’diaye Rose died in Dakar on Aug. 19. He was 85. He leaves behind a body of work that includes collaborations with Miles Davis, the Rolling Stones, and Nine Inch Nails, and promoting Senegalese culture … Read more »

  • review August 14, 2013

    800% Ndagga/Ndagga Versions

    When Mark Ernestus booked his flight to Dakar, he literally knew no one in the city. The renowned German techno and dub producer got the taste for mbalax from a group of Gambian DJ’s who exposed him to the style at … Read more »

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