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The Voices of the Drum

Guest at the 2017 Books & Music Festival

PHILO & LES VOIX DU TAMBOUR is an artistic and educational project that brings together tradition, improvisation and composition to enchant us, question us or move us like Eugène MONA, GUEM, Danyèl WARO ... In Martinique , in Guadeloupe, in Guyana, in Reunion ... the TAMBOUR, "excavated wood" or barrel, whether Djouba, Ka, Konga, Roulèr, Atabak ... it is the sounding board of the same story. ! It symbolizes cultural resistance to all forms of oppression such as the slave trade or colonization. LeBèlè, Gwoka, Kassé-kô, Maloya… real choreographic, vocal and instrumental alchemy are memory smugglers, witnesses of history.

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