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Issa Coulibaly
Artist: Issa Coulibaly
46 Gooding St, 
Pawtucket,  RI 02860

Telephone: 401/559-1198
Email: IssaCoulibaly@hotmail.com
Artist Category: Music
Artist Type: Education

[F] Issa Coulibaly performs and teaches West African drumming and songs from his native country, Mali. In the 1990s he toured Europe with Nahawa Doumbia. Since moving to Rhode Island in 2000, he has toured with Troupe Badenya and Seydou Coulibaly (see Dance). Sites have included, Brown University, RIC, URI, Shea High School, Central Falls High School, Gordon School, and Wheeler School. Currently Issa performs with his own group, Didakan. He also is an assistant professor of West African Music and Dance at Connecticut College, and a Musician for African Dance at Wheaton College.

Artist's Website: issacoulibaly.com

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