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Lucy Durán

Lucy Durán (PhD SOAS, BMus MMus King’s College, London) is Senior Lecturer in African music and UG Music Admissions Tutor. Her main regional interests are in West Africa and Cuba. She has been researching music in Gambia, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali and Cuba for nearly forty years, and is widely published on Mande traditional and popular music, women singers of Mali, the kora, oral transmission of musical knowledge in Mande jeli (griot) families, and Cuban son and rumba.

Articles by Lucy Durán

7/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Rough Guide to World Music: Mali

Few African countries have contributed so many important artists to the World Music market: Salif Keita, Toumani Diabaté, Habib Koité, Kandia Kouyaté, Oumou Sangaré and the late Ali Farka Touré being but a few

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