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Introduction

Introduction
Tunde playing the kora

Tunde Jegede plays the kora in the song he wrote for SoundJunction, Moving Away. Tunde was born in England but as a child travelled to Africa to learn the art of the kora from his grandfather. Follow the links on this page to find out more...

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Young Tunde's musical influences

Composer Tunde Jegede discusses the musical influences that have affected him since childhood

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Articles
Composer Tunde Jegede with kora and cello

Composer Tunde Jegede explains the many benefits of drawing musical influences from different cultures.

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Tunde Jegede playing kora with Maya Jobarteh

Tunde is unusual in the way his background straddles two different traditions: European and African. He explains what this is like.

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Tunde playing the kora

Tunde Jegede describes the initial creative process in composing 'Moving Away'.

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Tunde Jegede

Tunde Jegede discusses his sources of inspiration, and talks about the importance of expression in his music

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