London, UK – World music superstar and Senegalese spokesperson
Maal will be giving a special lecture on contemporary African society and
the pressures it faces, at the British Museum on Thursday 10 February, as part
of the Africa 05 celebrations. Tickets are just £5, the lecture starts at 7pm – don’t miss this unique
event. You can also see Baaba Maal performing at the Royal Festival Hall on
Friday 1st April, with full band, dancers and specially commissioned visuals
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.