A Fresh Tune For West Africa

Jul 11, 2014

Host Frank Stasio (left) with (from L to R) Kenny Phelps-McKeown, Atiba Rorie, and Will Darity, the members of Africa Unplugged.

  

Grounded in West African tradition and propelled by the funk and jazz of today, Africa Unplugged blends its own genre of music .

The Greensboro group explores new ways to formulate West African music on their new self-titled album.

The band performs as part of the “Find Your Cool” concert series at the CCB Plaza in Durham next Thursday.

Host Frank Stasio talks with Africa Unplugged members: Atiba Rorie on vocals, guitar and djembe; Will Darity on guitar; and Kenny Phelps-McKeown on bass; and they perform live.