Blick Bassy
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In the richly inventive music of Cameroonian singer-songwriter Blick Bassy, layers of guitar, banjo, kora, cello, and trombone underscore the soulfulness and warmth of Bassy’s soft falsetto with a dash of whimsy. Singing in his native Bassa language, one of 260 spoken in Cameroon, Bassy rose to prominence in his home country as part of the award-winning jazz fusion group Macase before moving to his current home in France. With a track chosen to be featured in Apple’s iPhone 6 ad campaign, his critically acclaimed third full-length album, Ako, launched him into the international spotlight. Discover the “charming and wildly eclectic songs” (Guardian, U.K.) of a true African original during this rare New York appearance.


Presented in collaboration with The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Bureau Export, and the France Rocks Festival


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Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


61 West 62 Street

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

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France Rocks Festival: Blick Bassy

Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm David Rubenstein Atrium

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