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Thu, 15 Apr


Cape Town

Derick Gripper Concert

Immerse yourself in the amazing guitar work of legend Derick Gripper in a special event hosted by Octopi at The Ladder Cafe and Studio. Book your ticket here

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Derick Gripper Concert
Derick Gripper Concert

Time & Location

15 Apr 2021, 19:30 – 21:00 SAST

Cape Town, 136 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa


About the event

It took Derek Gripper untold hours of painstaking work to transcribe note-for-note the complex compositions of Malian kora player Toumani Diabaté and find a way of playing them on six-string guitar. The results appeared on his ninth album, “One Night on Earth.” The album created an unprecedented meeting point between the written tradition of Western classical music and the oral tradition of the West African griots

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