Cameroonian bassist and singer-songwriter Richard Bona has a new album titled Heritage, scheduled for release on September 16 in the United States. To promote the album he will be touring the United States in September 2016.
Heritage, Bona’s eighth, is the first with the Afro-Cuban band Mandekan Cubano. This recording follows the roots of Afro-Cuban music back to its origins in the Mandekan Empire of the 15th century and earlier. The music explores the alchemy of African rhythms in Cuba.
Sept 2nd: Boston, MA, Sculler’s
Sept 6th: Washington, DC, Howard Theatre
Sept 9-10: NYC, Club Bonafide
Sept 13-14: Los Angeles, CA, Catalina’s
Sept 16th: Monterey, CA, Monterey Jazz Festival
Sept 20-21: Seattle, WA, Jazz Alley
Author: World Music Central News Department
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