World Music Festival

World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The Boubacar Traoré Trio performed in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Boubacar Traoré was born in 1942, in the Kayes region of Mali. A self taught musician, he began to compose music at an early age, influenced by American blues and kassonké, a traditional music style from the Kayes region. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. A native of the Comoros Islands, Nawal’s music weaves a rich dialogue of cultures. She sings in Comoran, Arabic, French and English, and showcases the musical traditions of the Indo-Arabian-Persian Bantu poly-phonies, and the syncopated rhythms and Sufi trance of the Indian Ocean. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
The Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park
(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
The Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
(credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)
World Music Festival Chicago
World Music Festival Chicago
SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2011: Millennium Park concluded its last summer concert during the 13th Annual World Music Festival on a clear Wednesday evening at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Many gathered to hear the sounds of the Boubacar Traoré Trio from Mali & Nawal from France/Comoros Islands. (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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