Senegalese Sexy Sabar Dance: Combo 1

By alisha ross
alisha ross

Alisha Ross has been dancing various forms of West African music for more than four years. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, where she began learning West African drum and dance, and she is a graduate of Tufts University, where she finished her M.A. in Ethnomusicology, with a thesis written on jembe and sabar dancing in Dakar, Senegal and Boston, Massachusetts. Ross has learned dancing and drumming from master performers in Senegal and the U.S., and conducted research among West African immigrant dance communities throughout New England for the Lowell Folk Festival. A performer herself, Ross has performed at various events for Berklee West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, The Tufts Kiniwe Ensemble, the Build-a-School in Africa benefit concerts, and Fatou N'Diaye's Senegalese performances. As a teacher, Ross has provided drum and dance instruction to children in a variety of after-school programs. Ross can be contacted at

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