Music: Toumani Diabate

MusicNOW brings Toumani Diabat, one of the most important musicians in Africa, to the Cincinnati Zoo for a live concert. From Mali, he blends traditional African music with Blues, Jazz, Flamenco and other international styles using his chosen instruemnt,

MusicNOW brings Toumani Diabate, one of the most important musicians in Africa, to the Cincinnati Zoo for a live concert Sunday.

From Mali, he blends traditional African music with Blues, Jazz, Flamenco and other international styles using his chosen instrument, the kora. The kora is a 21-string harp unique to West Africa. 

His most recent release, The Mande Variations, was included in best of 2008 lists by both NPR and The New York Times.

7 p.m. at the Zoo. $12. Get details here.

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