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Walter Strauss and Mamadou Sidibe
Sidiki Diabate and Walter Strauss
Walter Strauss Music
Walter traveled to Mali to delve deeper into West African music right in the heart of it furthering his decade-long cross-cultural exploration. Click here to learn more.
Cross Cultural Collaboration
Grammy-award winning kora player Toumani Diabate invited Walter to study with him and connect with Malian musicians. Click to learn more.
Music in Film
Walter recently composed some music for the Ken Burns / Artemis Joukowsky film "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps War". A powerful documentary about a New England couple who smuggled hundreds out of WWll Europe. Tom Hanks is the voice of Waitstill Sharp and Marina Goldman is Martha Sharp.
Live and On Tour
"Walter playing Celtic Connections - a dream come true! And alongside Tony McManus too, we are in for a great night!"
"Walter Strauss kicks global arse... (Planet Solitaire) encompasses Western classical and jazz-values, plus rootsy African and Americana with bewildering aplomb." - Allgigs
"guitar-based music with an artistry that’s unparalleled... His instrumental prowess is dazzling, and a spiritual quality hovers over his work. Delightfully different..." – Daily Freeman, Kingston, NY
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