November 1, 2003. - Satalla, a new World Music venue
 
NEW TRADITIONS IN WORLD MUSIC

Dallam-Dougou
Link between African and Hungarian Jazz

CD Release Concert and After Party

Photos: Kalman Magyar

"This is the most exciting moment in the history of African-Hungarian  jazz. First of all, We're finally really settled on a name of the band: Dallam-Dougou. And the reason for this is that we're releasing  a CD."

About the name, Dallam-Dougou:
"Dallam" means melody in Hungarian and "Dougou"
means land or city in a bunch of West African languages, such as Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

The members of the band are from many different countries and walk of life, but they make wonderful music together.

The elected officers of Dallam-Dougou are:
Abou Sylla (balafon), ambassador to Guinea and
America, Director of Verbal Communications (ie Blah Blah Blah) Kalman "Ocsi" Magyar (fiddle & viola), ambassador to
New Jersey and Hungary, Class B Clown, Director of Paternal Legal Dancers Avram Fefer (clarinet & alto sax), ambassador to jazzworld, Class C Clown, Director of Philosophy and Propaganda Sylvain Leroux (flutes), ambassador to Fouta
Djallon, Colonel of Mande forces in New York Steve Espinola (keyboards), Class F clown, ambassador to FunkyFolkSingerWorld Tsafrir Lichtenshtein (drums), Class E clown, Director of Funny Bandanas

CD RELEASE CONCERT AFTER PARTY

Kalman "Ocsi" Magyar

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