Les Ballets Africains. Cat No: LYRCD 7419 Label: Lyrichord Genre: WORLD. Les Ballets Africains.
LYRCD 7419) LES BALLET AFRICAINS DE PAPA LADJI CAMARA Guinea was part of the great empire of Mali, which dominated most of the western Sudan and the Sahara from the eleventh to the fifteenth century. All three groups are predominantly Muslim, and perhaps it is that unity of common religion that has contributed to the relative social harmony that these tribes enjoy together.
Les Ballets Africains by Papa Ladji Camara.
Les Ballet Africains. Les Ballet Africains. Lyrichord LYRCD 7419.
Ladji Camara was born in 1923 in Norasuba, Guinee. Ladji began traveling in 1946 when he went to live in the Republique du Mali where he pursued both farming and drumming. In 1953 he had the opportunity to join the 1st Les Ballets Africans de Gunee and he travelled all over the world with them for ten years.
Performers: Performed by Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara: drummers and singers, Papa Ladji Camara, Robert Palmer, James Cherry, Kehinde Donaldson, Vernon Brannon-Bey, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, and Carolyn Webb ; dancers, Papa Ladji Camara, Hylton and Webb. Audience members appearing in impromptu dancing include Fanyuma M. Camara, Audrey Livingstone, Rochel Ann Herbert, and others. Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Les Ballets Africains de Papa Ladji Camara" New York Public Library Digital Collections.
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