No continent has parented more musical children than Africa, and its progeny were out in force on Father's Day at the Hollywood Bowl.Click to read the full article
Never mind that many of these creative offspring — reggae, blues, gospel, beat-happy electronica — make their primary homes in distant parts of the planet. Sunday's ebullient concert, headlined by the veteran Senegalese sonic nomad Baaba Maal, reminded us that in today's digitalized global village of file-sharing and YouTube, African music lives everywhere.
Everywhere, at least, where rhythm rules.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Baaba Maal at the Hollywood Bowl
Reed Johnson reviews Baaba Maal's performance at the Hollywood Bowl.