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January 21, 2023, 8:00 pm

Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries
3648 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO United States

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Part of The Whitaker World Music series

Fresh off her triumphant performance as Miriam Makeba in the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ production of Dreaming Zenzile, vocalist, composer and writer Somi Kakoma, the daughter of Rwandan and Ugandan immigrants, discovered her musical identity traversing the cultural bridge between America and Africa. That sense of discovery continues to guide a career in which she has forged a musical signature, channeling the jazz, soul and music of her roots.

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