World Music Institute Plus At Home Series Featuring Lokua Kanza (D.R. of the Congo) In conversation with Afropop Worldwide's Banning Eyre
Monday, October 11, 2021 6PM EST, FREE w/ RSVP
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Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo and now based in Paris, Lokua Kanza is an exceptionally gifted multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, mbira, percussion, mandolin, and piano, among others, and sings in several languages. His most recent album released in 2021 entitled Moko, meaning “one” in Lingala, celebrates Lokua’s return to the stage after an 11-year hiatus. He will share music and talk with Banning Eyre (Afropop Worldwide, NPR) about his prolific career and the process of making the new album, which involved 100 musicians and 20 recording studios across 12 countries on 5 continents. Lokua will also answer questions from attendees.