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Upcoming Mali Trip

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Upcoming Mali Trip

In February, I will be traveling to Mali to delve deeper into West African music right in the heart of it. Grammy-winning kora player Toumani Diabate (famous in the west for his collaborations with Ali Farke Toure, Taj Mahal, Bjork) has invited me to study with him in Bamako, and to connect with Malian musicians there. It will be an honor to learn from Toumani – he is one of Africa’s most sublime and celebrated musicians…

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Happy New Year

Posted by on Dec 26, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the new Walter Strauss website. I’ll do my best to keep the blog portion of the site updated in the coming months as I tour and study in Scotland and Mali… so check back from time to time. Thanks to everyone for your support and best wishes for a great new year. May 2012 be 99% better than 2011! – Walter

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“Buffalo Song” solo

Posted by on Dec 24, 2011 in Video | 0 comments

“Buffalo Song” solo

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“The Beast” with Sam Bevan

Posted by on Dec 22, 2011 in Video | 0 comments

“The Beast” with Sam Bevan

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“Dokea” with Mamadou Sidibe

Posted by on Dec 23, 2011 in Video | 0 comments

“Dokea” with Mamadou Sidibe

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