Emile Hassan Dyer

Songs of the African Diaspora

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Affectionately known by his fans in Asia as "Jambo," choir director, vocalist, improvisational performer, percussionist, storyteller, choreographer and dancer Emile Hassan Dyer was raised in France and Senegal where he was influenced at an early age by the rhythms and music of West Africa. Emile brings a multicultural perspective to music, drawing on his Cherokee and African heritages while performing the percussion instruments and vocal styles of many cultures. He uses vocal and body percussion as well as drums from around the world and extensive vocalese in his musical creations.