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USALA Roundtable (BI)

4:00 pm 5:00 pm


Music Time in Africa (ENG)

With Heather Maxwell

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Monday 7:00 pm 8:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Presented by Voice of America

Heather Maxwell is an ethnomusicologist and experienced music professional specializing in African music. Dr. Maxwell has published academic works on Malian music and the West African balafon. She is also a singer songwriter and has published recorded albums in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, and the US.


In addition to her regular weekend radio broadcasts, Heather curates the Music Time in Africa Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and blog. Explore these platforms to engage with MTIA audiences and learn more about African music through exciting live performances, interviews with artists, in-depth reviews of music festivals, rare recordings and more.

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