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Derek Gripper

Derek Gripper

Mar 9th 2019 @ First Parish Unitarian Universalist

Cambridge, MA
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About Derek Gripper
Genres:
African, Classical Crossover, Instrumental, Guitar Virtuoso
Hometown:
Cape Town, South Africa

South African guitarist Derek Gripper released his ninth album, One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali, late in 2012. Recorded at an all-night session the alb...
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Derek Gripper and African Strings
Saturday, March 9th, 2019
8:00 PM
First Parish Unitarian Universalist
1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
1 RSVP
South African guitarist Derek Gripper transcribes the works of Malian masters originally written for the 21-string kora (harp lute) to a six-string classical guitar. For his widely acclaimed African Strings project, he performs original, contemporary, and traditional African music, joined by Congolese guitarist Jaja Bashengezi and Ugandan multi-instrumentalist Kinobe.
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About Derek Gripper
Genres:
African, Classical Crossover, Instrumental, Guitar Virtuoso
Hometown:
Cape Town, South Africa

South African guitarist Derek Gripper released his ninth album, One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali, late in 2012. Recorded at an all-night session the alb...
Read More